Monday, July 19, 2010

Roll Over Crash Injures 8 near Eden

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897
For further information, contact Capt. Robert Storm at (208) 324-6000 or (208) 736-3070

For Immediate Release: July 19, 2010 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Trooper Wendler

On Monday July 19, 2010, at approximately 9:57 a.m., a single vehicle crash occurred on Interstate 84 at milepost 185, near Eden. A 1999 Toyota Land Cruiser, being driven by Mohamudi Haji, age 24 of Boise, was headed westbound when for unknown reasons, he lost control of his vehicle causing it to roll into the median. Mohamudi was wearing his seatbelt and was not ejected in the crash. Mohamudi's seven passengers were not wearing their seatbelts and were ejected from the vehicle. Mohamudi and the following passengers were transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, for treatment of their injuries: Mursal Dahiri - age 15 ,Mariamu Haji - age 41, Abdikadir Chimwaga - age 24, Abdiazis Hussein - age 13, Mberwa Abdulwahab-Salim - age 24. Abdihakim Haji - age 17 and Mberwa Hussein - age 15, were transported to St. Lukes Magic Valley for treatment of their injuries.

The crash was investigated by Trooper Wendler with assistance from Troopers Dahl and Walker, along with deputies from the Jerome Sheriff's Office. Troopers remind the public to always buckle up and drive safely during the summer travel season.