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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
Region 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford, Meridian 83642
Fax (208) 846-7520
For Immediate Release: 7/30/2011 8:30 PM
Contact: Cpl. J. Murakami
On Saturday, July 30, 2011 at approximately 4:15 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 47, the Cloverdale Road overpass.
Michael Pool, 52 of Boise, was traveling west on Interstate 84 just east of the Cloverdale overpass in a 2007 Toyota Prius when for unknown reasons he lost consciousness, drove off the right side of the road, struck a road sign, and came to rest against the fence. Pool was wearing his seatbelt and was transported to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise with minor injuries.
The crash is still under investigation by Corporal Murakami. She was assisted by Sgt. Burke and Cpl. Thompson, as well as officers from the Boise Police Department, the Boise Fire Department, and Ada County Paramedics.