Thursday, July 24, 2014

Crashes involve 8 vehicles on interstate near Locust Grove

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520
For Immediate Release: 07/25/2014 12:45a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday July 24, 2014, at approximately 6:53pm, the Idaho State Police investigated two crashes that included a total of 8 vehicles eastbound I84 @ 45 near Meridian. The first crash consisted of two vehicles. Leslie Friedley, 40 of Meridian driving a 2005 Toyota Corolla stopped due to traffic. Belinda Jacobsen, 51 of Eagle, driving a 1989 Ford pickup collided with Friedley in the far left lane of travel.

A second crash occurred in the same area due to the traffic back up caused by the first crash. Rodney K. Burks, 58 of Boise, driving a 2012 Ford F150 stopped due to a crash in the lane of travel. Lane D. Larson, 19 of Boise, driving a 2001 Chevy Blazer stopped behind Burks. Adam J. Wright, 18 of Fruitland, driving a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee slowed to a stop behind Larson. Bailey N. Wilder, 21 of Boise, driving a 2008 Nissan ExTerra also stopped for traffic. Michael B. Anderson, 59 of Herriman Utah, driving a 2014 Jeep Cherokee stopped behind Wilder. Tarah L. S. Gilliland, 27 of Boise, driving a 1997 Mazda Protege was unable to stop colliding with Anderson. Anderson was pushed into Wilder. Wilder was pushed into Wright, who was pushed into Larson. Subsequently, Larson was pushed into Burks.

Gilliland and one passenger, as well as a passenger of Anderson's vehicle were transported to St Lukes Meridian by ground ambulance. All drivers and some passengers were wearing seatbelts. Lanes were blocked for approximately 2 hours for the investigation of the crash.
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

One Vehicle Rollover East of Boise Sends One to Hospital

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 07/23/14 9:00 pm
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On Wednesday July 23, 2014, at approximately 5:20 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover crash on I84 at milepost 71, near the Boise Stage Stop. Susan C. Stearns, 53, of Mountain Home, ID was eastbound in a 2007 Cadillac SRX. Stearns' vehicle went off the right side of the roadway striking the guardrail, and then went across the lanes of travel, into the median where it rolled back into the eastbound lanes, blocking traffic. Stearns was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Stearns was wearing her seatbelt. The eastbound lanes were block for approximately one hour while crews cleared the crash from the roadway. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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One Vehicle Rollover Crash EB I84 Near Blacks Creek Road

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 07/23/2014 6pm
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On July 23, 2014 at 1 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle injury crash westbound on I84 at mile marker 64.2, near the Blacks Creek Exit.

Lacey Oneida, 32 of Shoshone, was traveling westbound on I84 when a small item came out of the bed of a pickup causing several vehicles to swerve. Oneida overcorrected, was unable to regain control of her vehicle and drove onto the median shoulder where the 2002 Saturn SD rolled once coming to rest on its wheels.

Oneida and her passenger, Kendra Perez, 32 of Shoshone, were not wearing their seatbelts and were both transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center.


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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Injury Crash NB US95 at 361.3, Latah County

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Idaho State Police
Regional Communication Center - North
615 W Wilbur Ave
Suite A
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815

Please direct questions to the appropriate District Offices
District 1 (208) 209-8620 Fax (208) 209- 8618
District 2 (208) 799-5150


PRESS RELEASE FOR DISTRICT TWO CASE # L14000672

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DATE: July 22nd, 2014 TIME: 08:16 AM LOCATION: NB US95 at 361.3, Latah County

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Latah County Sheriff, Idaho Transportation Department.

VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER Abigayle M. Ross AGE 19
ADDRESS Stevensville,Mt
INJURIES? - Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? Gritman Medical Center
VEHICLE YEAR 2005 VEHICLE MAKE Ford VEHICLE MODEL Focus
WRECKER Auto Body Super Center
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Yes


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VEHICLE #2
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DRIVER Charles M. Magers AGE 47
ADDRESS Spokane, WA
INJURIES? - No
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? None
VEHICLE YEAR 2001 VEHICLE MAKE Peterbilt VEHICLE MODEL Tractor
WRECKER None
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? Yes

INCIDENT NARRATIVE: Ross was traveling northbound when she drifted left of center and struck the southbound semi-truck driven by Magers head on. The semi-truck went off the road, overturned and came to rest on its right side. Ross was transported to Gritman Medical Center. The highway was closed for approximately 2 hours.



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Monday, July 21, 2014

Single Vehicle Crash Injures One in Pocatello

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: July 21, 2014 1:30 p.m.
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On Monday, July 21, 2014, at approximately 9:00 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle injury crash on Interstate 15, exit 67, in Pocatello.

Teddy Kiggins, 73, of Pocatello, was driving southbound on I15, and exited at S 5th Ave. Kiggins, driving a 1992 Peterbuilt dump truck, failed to stop at the end of the off ramp. Kiggins traveled through the intersection and impacted the lava rocks near the on ramp.

Kiggins was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center. The on and off ramps at exit 67 were blocked temporarily while emergency vehicles responded to the crash. Kiggins was wearing his seatbelt.

This crash remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Final Update:

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 07/19/14 11:17 PM
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*****Final Update*****

Both lanes of travel are now open and traffic is flowing smoothly following a crash which occurred shortly after 7:30 PM today, July 19, 2014. Zackary Butler, age 19 of Lake Tapps, WA was travelling west on I84 near Franklin Rd. Butler lost control of his vehicle while attempting to navigate the construction. He struck a commercial vehicle driven by Larry Beckham, age 42, of Florida. Butler's vehicle then struck the guardrail. Both lanes of travel were blocked for approximately twenty minutes until Butler's vehicle could be removed. Beckham's vehicle was removed shortly afterwards. The investigation is ongoing.


*****Update*****

One lane of westbound I84 is now open. Traffic is moving slowly through the area. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible. More information will be released as it becomes available.

*****End of Update*****

At this time, the Idaho State Police is responding to a property damage crash westbound on I84 west of milepost 36, Franklin Blvd. Westbound traffic is completely blocked. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible. More information will be relayed as it becomes available.

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Update: Crash Blocks Interstate

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 07/19/14 8:20 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

*****Update*****

One lane of westbound I84 is now open. Traffic is moving slowly through the area. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible. More information will be released as it becomes available.

*****End of Update*****

At this time, the Idaho State Police is responding to a property damage crash westbound on I84 west of milepost 36, Franklin Blvd. Westbound traffic is completely blocked. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible. More information will be relayed as it becomes available.

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