Courtesy Idaho State Police
ARIMO — Idaho State Police are investigating a crash that occurred when an ISP patrol car was hit by a passing motorist.
The crash happened just before 6 p.m. Wednesday near the Arimo Exit (40) on Interstate 15, according to an ISP alert.
At the time of the crash, the trooper had emergency lights on and had stopped to assist another motorist with a vehicle fire. It’s not clear exactly what happened, but a passing vehicle impacted the patrol car.
The unnamed trooper and two others were hospitalized with injuries that were potentially serious but were not life-threatening.
EastIdahoNews.com will update this article as more details are released.
The I15 collision near Arimo involves an ISP patrol car hit by a passing motorist. The Trooper had emergency lights on & stopped to assist another motorist w/a vehicle fire. The Trooper & 2 others are hospitalized w/potentially serious but non-life threatening injuries. pic.twitter.com/YKZMfTdvx2
— Idaho State Police (@ISPeasternIdaho) June 10, 2021