Sunday, July 22, 2012

2nd Update-Four Vehicle Crash Injures Three

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 07/22/12 1:00am
Please direct questions to the District Office

***2nd Update***

On July 21, 2012, Scott Heglar succumbed to his injuries sustained in the crash on July 11th.

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***Correction on prior information that was released. ***
Heglar was wearing a helmet that came off of him at the time of the crash.

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On July 11, 2012, at approximately 5:53 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a four-vehicle crash west on Interstate 84, near mile post 37 in Canyon County Idaho.

Scott Heglar, 30 of Dayton, NV, driving a 2006 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle and Dale Waite, 58 of Nampa, ID, driving a 2004 Yamaha Motorcycle were traveling west on Interstate 84 near mile post 37 and were slowing in traffic. James Brocksopp, 58 of Emmett, ID, driving a 1997 Ford Ranger did not slow for traffic. The Ford Ranger rear ended both motorcycles and side swiped a 2004 Saab driven by Michael Jorgensen, 42 of Nampa, ID. Heglar was transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise and is in critical condition. Both Waite and Brocksopp were transported by ground ambulance to St. Lukes Medical Center in Nampa for minor injuries and have been treated and released. Heglar was not wearing a helmet. Waite was wearing a helmet. Brocksopp and Jorgensen were both wearing seat belts.