Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Three vehicle crash near Hazelton on I84

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

For Immediate Release: 04/11/2012 10:21 pm
Contact: Trooper Marquez
On April 11, 2012, at approximately 5:48 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle crash eastbound I84 at milepost 199.5 near Hazelton. Jennifer Bromley, 27 of West Valley, UT, driving a 1998 International semi was coming to a stop due to traffic being backed up from a crash eastbound I84 at milepost 202. Hazim Muratovic, 39 of Boise, was driving a 2007 Volvo semi and was behind Bromley and coming to a stop as well. Donald Christopherson, 65 of Boise, driving a 2007 Kenworth semi and failed to stop ,colliding with Muratovic. Muratovic then collided with Bromley. Christopherson was transported by ground ambulance to the Minidoka Regional Medical Center in Burley with minor injuries. It is unknown at this time if all occupants were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.

The eastbound lanes were blocked approximately 4 hours for the crash. The eastbound lanes are still blocked for cleanup at this time. The crash is still under investigation.