Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Crash blocks traffic on SH55

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 07/24/2012 12:00
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 24, 2012, at approximately 7:00 a.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash northbound on State Highway 55 at milepost 8, north of Marsing. Edward Milburn, 20 of Wilder, was headed northbound in a 1989 Honda Accord when he fell asleep. Milburn's vehicle crossed the center line and collided head on with a 1990 Geo Metro being driven by Matthew Harrell, 25 of Nampa. Harrell was not wearing his seatbelt and was transported to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise with non-life threatening injuries. Milburn was wearing his seatbelt and was uninjured. The highway was blocked for approximately an hour and a half while crews removed vehicles and cleared the roadway.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.