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Accidents in Bonner County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Bonner County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Bonner County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
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After a Bonner County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
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Most recent accident reports
One Idaho woman was killed and three people suffered injuries in a highway crash on US 95 on Friday at 2:30 p.m. One vehicle crashed into another while trying to merge onto the roadway.
Christopher Jewsbury, 50, of Spokane, was westbound in a pickup truck about 5:15 p.m. when he crossed the centerline and sideswiped an eastbound Chevy Trailblazer driven by David Oakes, 61, of Olympia, according to the ISP.
A commercial vehicle accident spilled 500 gallons of ammonium nitrate fertilizer and killed the driver on U.S. Highway 95 near Lake Cocolalla in Idaho on Saturday. The highway was closed for nearly seven hours after the 1 p.m. crash. The driver, identified as 62-year-old John M.
A Post Falls man died Thursday morning in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 95 south of Sandpoint. Darrel C. Kirking, 61, was pronounced dead at the scene. Barbara A. Farrington, 70, of Thompson Falls, Mont., was headed south on Highway 95 around 7:30 a.m.
A woman was killed Tuesday afternoon when her car was struck by a BNSF train in Bonner County, Idaho, a BNSF spokesman said. The woman, who wasn’t identified, pulled in front of the engine at a railroad crossing at Heath Lake Road, near Sagle at 4:22 p.m.