COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — A Coeur d’Alene man died after another driver struck his van at an intersection on Hubbard Ave. Wednesday night.
Around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, John D. Elmore, 32, pulled into the intersection at Hubbard and Lincoln Way in his 2006 Town and Country van, according to Idaho State Police. A juvenile male driving a 2014 Ford Edge struck Elmore’s van on the driver’s side while traveling southbound on Lincoln Way, the Idaho State Police said.
The two vehicles came to rest up against a building on West Hubbard Ave., according to ISP. Authorities took Elmore to Kootenai Health in critical condition, ISP said.
Elmore wore a seatbelt, according to ISP, and they are considering whether speed and impairment were factors in their investigation.
This video shows a truck nearly striking an Idaho State Trooper while he investigated another crash on Oct. 16, 2019.