October 29, 2017 Two-Vehicle Accident

On October 29th, 2017 at approximately 7:36 p.m., Moscow Police and Moscow Fire responded to a two-vehicle accident in the 2100 block of West Pullman Road in Moscow, Idaho. It was reported that the two vehicles had collided head-on and several people were injured.

Upon arrival officers determined that a 1999 Toyota Camry driven by Alice F. Krogstrand of Moscow, was travelling east bound when it drove into the west bound lanes of travel. Krogstrand's vehicle collided head-on with a 2012 Ford Fiesta driven by John D. Slagboom of Spokane, Washington. Both vehicles sustained major front end damage and multiple air bags were deployed in both vehicles.

Krogstrand and both of her passengers, and Jennifer M. Akers of Spokane, Washington and Martin V. Villa of Davenport, Washington were transported by ambulance to Gritman Medical Center for treatment. Krogstrand and Akers were then flown, and Villa was transported by ambulance, to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane for further treatment. All three were listed in critical condition as of October 30, 2017. Slagboom was transported by ambulance to Gritman Medical Center for treatment and was later released.

Slagboom and Villa were wearing a seatbelt. Akers was not wearing a seatbelt. It is unknown if Krogstrand was wearing a seatbelt. At this time it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the accident.

The accident remains under investigation by the Moscow Police Department. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact Officer Vincello at the Moscow Police Department, 208.882.2725.

Date: 10/31/2017
Story Contact: James Fry, Chief of Police
Phone: 208.883.7064
Email: jfry@ci.moscow.id.us