Monday, August 25, 2014

Motorcycle crash near Banks

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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: August 25, 2014 9:30 p.m.
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On August 25, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single motorcycle crash on Highway 55 near milepost 79, near Banks.

Paul Hill, 73, of Pelham, Alabama, was driving his 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle hit a jersey barrier, hit the guardrail, and came to rest in the lane of travel. Hill was not wearing a helmet.

Hill was transported via air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

The lanes were blocked for approximately three and a half hours while crews worked to clear the scene.
The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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Crash at Garrity On Ramp Sends One to the Hospital

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

For Immediate Release: 08/25/14 11:55 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, August 25, 2014, at approximately 6:22 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash on eastbound I84 at the 38 on ramp at Garrity Blvd. Ronald Perrie, 19 of Caldwell, driving a 2007 Dodge Caliber and was slowing in traffic for a pedestrian at a marked crosswalk. Jesse Higdon, 55 of Nampa was driving a 2008 Harley Davidson Road King and rear ended the Dodge Caliber. Higdon was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Heath Plaza in Nampa.

Higdon was not wearing a helmet. Perrie was wearing a seatbelt. The crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.



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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Semi Truck Crash North of Malad

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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: 8-23-2014 4:45pm
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***Final Update ****

On Saturday, August 23, 2014, at 7:30 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle semi crash on Interstate 15, north of Malad, ID. Edwina Hulse, 35 from Chubbuck, ID, was driving a 2007 Volvo tractor and trailer south on I15 at mile marker 18, when the semi left the roadway. It swerved across the southbound lanes and into the median. It then went through the median and across the northbound lanes. After hitting the guardrail, the semi came to rest facing south on the northbound side, partially blocking the right lane. The right lane was blocked for approximately 5 hours. Hulse was transported by ground ambulance to Oneida County Hospital. It is unknown if Hulse was wearing a seatbelt. ISP was assisted by Oneida County Sheriff's Office and Oneida Fire and EMS. The crash is still under investigation.



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Idaho State Police is investigating a semi crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 18, just north of Malad. The right lane of travel is blocked. Traffic is moving in the left lane. Use caution if driving in this area. Further information will be provided when it becomes available.






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Semi Truck Crash North of Malad

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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: 8-23-2014 10:30am
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a semi crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 18, just north of Malad. The right lane of travel is blocked. Traffic is moving in the left lane. Use caution if driving in this area. Further information will be provided when it becomes available.






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Crash On Interstate 84 in Gooding County

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

For Immediate Release: 08/23/2014 5:00 a.m.
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On Saturday, August 23, 2014, at 1:02 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a property damage crash on Interstate 84 in Gooding County. Mario R. Bajeca-Celaya, 24 years from Portland,Oregon, was driving west on Interstate 84 in a 2001 Ford Mustang. Bajeca-Celaya rear-ended a semi driven by Jose M. Salazar, 26 years of San Diego, California. Salazar pulled over to the right shoulder at milepost 160.5. The Ford Mustang went into the median.

Bajeca-Celaya attempted to leave the scene by heading east on Interstate 84, but he lost control again and went off the right shoulder into a canal. Salazar was wearing a seatbelt, it is unknown if Bajeca-Celaya was wearing one. Bajeca-Celaya was taken into custody and charged with DUI, Driving without Privileges, and Leaving the Scene of a Crash. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Fatal Crash EB SH200@59 Clark Fork (District 1)

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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 1 CASE # C14001851

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DATE: August 21 2014 TIME: 5:30pm LOCATION: EB SH200@59 Clark Fork

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Bonner County Sheriff Department

VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER King,Nicolle L AGE 27
ADDRESS Kootenai,ID
INJURIES? - Fatal
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN ? Coffelt Funeral Home
VEHICLE YEAR 1997 VEHICLE MAKE Subaru VEHICLE MODEL Outback
WRECKER Riggins towing
SEATBELTS/HELMET WORN? No

PASSENGER Cook,Tiffany N
ADDRESS Arlington,OR
INJURIES? Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN Bonner General Hospital


PASSENGER King,Evoda V
ADDRESS Kootenai,ID
INJURIES? Yes
HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN Bonner General Hospital



INCIDENT NARRATIVE: King was traveling EB on SH200 @59 near Clark Fork when she lost control of her vehicle. The vehicle left the road on the WB side, rolling several times. King succumbed to her injuries on scene. Next of kin has been notified.



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Semi Crash I90 / Pleasantview, PF (District 1)

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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 ONE CASE # C14001850

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DATE: August 21, 2014 TIME: 4:40 pm LOCATION: Westbound I90/Pleasant View Rd, PF

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Post Falls Police Department

VEHICLE #1
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DRIVER Kevon L.Polatis AGE 58
ADDRESS Rexburg, ID
INJURIES- Yes
HOSPITAL- None
VEHICLE YEAR- 2003
VEHICLE MAKE - Peterbilt Semi Tractor with 2 trailers loaded with hay

WRECKER Merwins Towing
SEATBELTS- Yes



INCIDENT NARRATIVE: POLATIS WAS WESTBOUND I90 AT EXIT 2 WHEN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE RAMP HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS COMMERCIAL VEHICLE AND OVERTURNED. THE DRIVER WAS CITED FOR CARELESS DRIVING. THE ROAD WAS BLOCKED WITH DELAYS FOR APPROXIMATELY 4 HOURS.



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