The Idaho State Police Department released a new video of a crash between a semi-truck and a police car.
- According to the police department, the trooper was outside the vehicle during the crash and was uninjured.
- The truck was found 10 miles away from the crash in Montana.
- The Clark County Sheriff’s Office cited the driver for driving too fast based on the conditions and for leaving the scene of a crash.
🚨 Fleet Crash Update 🚨— Idaho State Police (@ISPeasternIdaho) February 2, 2021
Trooper was outside his car and uninjured.
Semi-Truck was found 10 miles from the crash scene into Montana.
The Clark County Sheriff's Office cited the driver for Driving Too Fast for Conditions and Leaving the Scene of a Crash. pic.twitter.com/eIYPaRggIO
The department said in a follow-up tweet that drivers should be mindful of how they’re operating in bad conditions. The police department said don’t drive too fast, lock your brakes or jackknife your semi-trailer, or crash your semi into a patrol car.
The crash made headlines across news outlets in Idaho.
The crash happened as a winter storm dumped snow across Idaho with more snowfall on the way, according to KTVB. A series of winter storms may be on the way, too, putting more snow at the ski resorts.