Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Crash near Kasota Road **Update**

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

For Immediate Release: 10/24/2012 3:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


All lanes of travel are back open.

----Original Releases----

On October 24, 2012, at approximately 8:54 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash on eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 at milepost 201, near Kasota Road. A 2012 Freightliner, driven by William Palmer, age 67 of Taylorsville, Utah was headed eastbound when he struck several protective barriers in the construction zone. Palmer then struck an unoccupied construction vehicle before crossing over the median and coming to a stop blocking the westbound lanes of travel. ITD is currently rerouting traffic around the crash scene while the vehicle is being recovered. Palmer and his passenger, Vance Eldredge, age 52 of West Jordan, Utah, were both uninjured in the crash. Palmer was cited for inattentive driving.