Moscow Man Injured In Crash On US12

A 61 year old Moscow man was injured in a head on collision on U.S. Highway 12 in North Central Idaho Friday night.

Idaho State Police reports that the crash occurred around 8:00 near milepost 51 in Lewis County.  Troopers say the Moscow man was driving a van Westbound when he crossed the centerline and hit an oncoming semi.  The Moscow man was taken to a local hospital.  The crash ruptured the fuel tank on the semi spilling about a hundred gallons of diesel.  The highway was closed for about three and a half hours on Friday night.