22 year old Coeur d’Alene man cited for inattentive driving following crash near Potlatch

A 22 year old Coeur d’Alene man was cited for misdemeanor inattentive driving following a crash on US highway 95 near Potlatch last night.  The Latah County Sheriff’s Office was called to the collision around 6:30.  Deputies say Simeon Drapeau was driving distracted in a sedan and swerved to miss oncoming traffic.  He lost control of the vehicle which went off the highway way and struck a driveway entrance which launched the vehicle in the air.  The car ended up on its top.  Drapeau suffered minor injuries and was taken by a Potlatch Ambulance crew to Gritman Medical Center in Moscow.