Thursday, April 29, 2010

Caldwell crash injures two, blocks traffic

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Region 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford, Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520
For Immediate Release: 04/29/2010 22:30
Contact: Tpr. J. Hurley
On April 29, 2010 at 7:07 pm, Idaho State Police, Caldwell Police Department, fire, and emergency crews responded to a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of 10th Avenue and Chicago Street in Caldwell. Daniel Rush, 53, of Caldwell, was westbound on Chicago at a high rate of speed in a red Ford Explorer. Christina Martindale, 40, of Nampa was stopped in her white Suzuki Aerio waiting to turn left onto 10th Avenue. Rush crossed into oncoming traffic at the intersection and hit Martindale's vehicle. The Ford Explorer overturned and struck a parked, unoccupied Ford Focus. Both Rush and Martindale were transported to St. Alphonsus in Boise with non-life-threatening injuries. Chicago Street west of 10th was shut down for approximately three hours. The crash is still under investigation led by Trooper Hurley.