Man Injured In Snowmobile Accident At Skitwish - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Man Injured In Snowmobile Accident At Skitwish

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KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho- On March 1st 2014 at approximately 11:30 am Deputies from the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Recreation Safety Section and personnel from the Kootenai County EMS and Kootenai County Fire and Rescue along with MedStar responded to the area of FS Road 2320 and Marie Saddle for an injury snowmobile accident. It was reported that a male was thrown off his snowmobile and was struck by another snowmobile.

When units arrived on scene, they learned that Brian Davisson a 45 year old male from Spokane was operating his snowmobile and was ejected from his sled when he hit a snow drift and was struck by another snowmobile that was behind him. The incident took place near the Skitwish Warming Hut. The patient was taken to the warming hut to wait for responding medical personnel.

The male was treated at the scene by medical personnel and then transported to KMC by MedStar with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is still ongoing but alcohol was not a factor in the accident.

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind snowmobilers to use caution and not to operate at a speed that you are not able to control.

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