Monday, May 29, 2017

Landslide Highway 3 MP 11.3 **Update**

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District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
(208) 799-5151
Fax (208) 799-5146

For Immediate Release: <05/29/17 02:47 am>
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*** Update *** The Idaho Transportation Department has opened one lane on SH3 through the landslide area located between Kendrick and Juliaetta. Alternating traffic will be directed by flaggers. Please be patient and allow extra time when travelling on SH3. ***

The Idaho State Police is on scene of a landslide that is blocking both directions of SH3 at milepost 11.3, between Juliaetta and Kendrick. It is undetermined how long the highway will be blocked. Please avoid the area.

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Landslide Highway 3 MP 11.3

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
(208) 799-5151
Fax (208) 799-5146

For Immediate Release: <05/29/17 02:47 am>
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Idaho State Police is on scene of a landslide that is blocking both directions of SH3 at milepost 11.3, between Juliaetta and Kendrick. It is undetermined how long the highway will be blocked. Please avoid the area.

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Multi Vehicle Crash in Meridian Sends Two to Local Hospitals

For Immediate Release: 5/29/2017 at 12:55 p.m.
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On May 28, 2017, at approximately 8:12 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on Interstate 84, near the Meridian Exit at milepost 44.

Tony D. Meyer, 45, of Hansen, ID, was driving a 1991 Chevrolet pickup eastbound when an item fell out of the rear of the vehicle. Boise City Police Officer Ty Clark was behind Meyer in a 2015 Ford Explorer. Clark activated his emergency lights and slowed to a near stop. Brayan D. Velez Alvarez, 23, of Boise, ID was driving behind Clark in a 2007 Mazda MZ3. Velez Alvarez did not yield to the slowing vehicles and struck the rear of the Explorer.

Velez Alvarez's passenger Stacy R. Velez, 28, of Boise, ID, was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center. Clark was transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. All subjects in all vehicles were wearing seatbelts.

The eastbound lanes of the interstate were partially blocked for approximately 45 minutes.



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Update: Crash Blocks EB I84@44

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 05/28/17 9:15 P.M.
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*** Update 2 ****

The eastbound Meridian Road on ramp is now open.


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All lanes of travel are open except for the eastbound Meridian Road on ramp.

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The Idaho State Police is investigating a multiple vehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 44, near Meridian, ID. The left lane is open, the right three lanes are blocked. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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Crash Blocks EB I84@44

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 05/28/17 8:59 P.M.
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*** Update ***

All lanes of travel are open except for the eastbound Meridian Road on ramp.

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The Idaho State Police is investigating a multiple vehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 44, near Meridian, ID. The left lane is open, the right three lanes are blocked. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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Crash Blocks EB I84@44

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

For Immediate Release: 05/28/17 8:50 P.M.
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The Idaho State Police is investigating a multiple vehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 44, near Meridian, ID. The left lane is open, the right three lanes are blocked. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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FINAL UPDATE** Crash Blocking Eastbound I-84 at the 173 off ramp

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 05/28/2017 5:40 p.m.

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***** Final Update *****

On Saturday, May 27, 2017, at approximately 7:31 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash involving two motorcycles, eastbound I-84 near mile marker 173 on the off ramp in Jerome County.

Aaron D. Keele, 43, of Idaho Falls, was driving a 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle eastbound on I-84 when he made an unsafe lane change and struck Jeffrey T. Lovell, 37, of Rigby, who was driving a 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle, also eastbound on I-84. Lovell and his passenger, Makisha M. Sorensen, 37, of Rigby, were ejected from the motorcycle, coming to rest in the lane of travel.

Lovell and Sorensen were transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Keele was not transported. Keele was wearing a helmet; Lovell and Sorensen were not.

The lanes of travel were blocked for approximately one hour and ten minutes while crews worked to clear the scene.

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The roadway is open. More information will follow as it becomes available.

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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash eastbound I-84 at milepost 173 on the off ramp, in Jerome County. The right lane and exit are currently blocked. Drivers should expect delays.

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