Monday, August 31, 2015

Crash Eastbound I-84 near the Mayfield exit Blocks the Right Lane of Traffic

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

For Immediate Release: 8/31/15 9:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, August 31, 2015, at approximately 6:14 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a non-injury crash eastbound I-84 near milepost 70.5, near the Mayfield exit in, Ada County.

Ronald V. Nelson, 72, of Nampa, was driving a 1997 Dodge Ram pickup, pulling a camp trailer and a boat trailer with a boat on it. Nelson was driving eastbound on I-84 in the right lane. Nelson lost control, the camper turned on its side, the boat trailer turned over ejecting the boat. The right lane of travel was blocked for approximately two hours and forty minutes.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

KS /SM
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Injury crash SH162 MP4, Lewis 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 # L15001029

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DATE: 08/31/2015 TIME: 9:17 am LOCATION: EB SH162 mp 4
ASSISTING AGENCIES: Lewis County Sheriff / Idaho Dept. of Transportation

VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER: Miljan Rancic AGE: 24
ADDRESS: Spokane, WA
INJURIES: Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN: St. Mary?s Hospital, Cottonwood, ID
VEHICLE: 2006 Freightliner Semi
WRECKER: Dales Rescue Towing
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN: unknown

PASSENGER: Nikola Vukovic AGE: 24
ADDRESS: Auburn, WA
INJURIES: Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN: Life Flight to St. Joseph?s Medical Center, Lewiston, ID
SEATBELTS/HELMETS: unknown

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INCIDENT NARRATIVE: Rancic was traveling Eastbound on Highway 162 at milepost 4, when he was unable to negotiate a left hand curve. The trailer of the truck left the roadway and went over the guardrail pulling the tractor off the road as well and down an embankment.
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Vehicle crashes into Hagerman Police Department

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 8/31/15 5:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, August 31, 2015, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle verses a building crash at 110 E. Main St. in Hagerman, ID.

Maryann Poole, 49, of Hagerman, was driving a 2004 Jeep Cherokee westbound on Main St. Poole turned south into the Hagerman Police Department parking lot. Poole's foot slipped off the brake and onto the accelerator. The vehicle collided with the Hagerman Police Department building.

Poole was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin
Falls. Poole was wearing a seat belt.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

KS /KL
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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Two Vehicle Injury crash near Harriman State Park

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: Sunday August 30, 2015 5:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, August 29, 2015, at approximately 7:45 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash on US Highway 20 at milepost 369, near Harriman State Park.

Brandon Morris, 34, of Gallatin Gateway, Montana, was driving eastbound on US 20 in a 2003 Subaru Forester. James Papworth, 62, of Rexburg, was driving westbound in a 2013 Chevrolet pickup towing a utility trailer. The Subaru crossed the center line and struck the pickup on the driver's side rear quarter panel and the utility trailer. All vehicles came to rest in a pullout on the side of the roadway.

Morris was not wearing a seatbelt and was extricated from his vehicle. He was transported via ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Papworth and his passengers were wearing seatbelts and were not transported. There was no lane blockage.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


HG/MC
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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Final Update: Single vehicle crash near Blackfoot

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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: 8/29/15 3:20 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Update***

On August 29, 2015, at 5:20 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, fatality crash southbound I-15 at milepost 93, near Blackfoot. Gonzalo Lopez-Vasquez, 32, of Wimauma, Florida, was traveling southbound in a 2001 Ford Explorer when he went off the right shoulder, overcorrected, and rolled into the median, where the vehicle came to rest on its roof. Lopez-Vasquez's passenger, Meso Reymieri, 36, of Guatemala, was ejected from the vehicle, and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Lopez-Vasquez was located a half mile from the crash, and was transported by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial.

Lopez-Vasquez was arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene of a Fatality Crash and Vehicular Manslaughter. Lopez was wearing a seatbelt; Reymieri was not wearing a seatbelt. Notifications have been made. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

SG / LS

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Idaho State Police is currently on scene with a rollover crash, southbound on I-15 at milepost 93, near Blackfoot. More information will be released when it becomes available.

SG / LS
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Single vehicle crash near Blackfoot

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

For Immediate Release: 8/29/15 7:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is currently on scene with a rollover crash, southbound on I-15 at milepost 93, near Blackfoot. More information will be released when it becomes available.

SG / LS
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**Correction** Two Vehicle Crash on SH28 Sends One to Hospital

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 8-29-2015 6:44 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Correction: John Steele, not Allen, was not wearing a helmet, and was taken by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.***

LS / KL

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On Friday, August 28, 2015, at 7:25p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash northbound on SH28 at milepost 51, near Lone Pine. John Steele, 69, of Salmon, was driving a 2013 Honda ATV northbound on the right side road edge, crossing a bridge. Cajsa Allen, 40, of Salmon, was driving a 2015 Toyota Sienna Van, also northbound.

Allen moved over into the southbound lane to go around Steele. As Allen passed, Steele turned left running into the side of Allen's vehicle. Steele was ejected off the ATV and landed on the highway. Allen was air lifted to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Allen was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The Idaho State Police was assisted by the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

The crash is still under investigation at this time.


SM/KJ





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