Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Injury Crash On Interstate 84 Near Orchard

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 10/2/2012 11:51 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at 7:19 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a injury crash on Interstate 84 near at the Orchard exit in Boise.

Mellissa L. Larson, 27 of Boise, driving a 2006 Kia Optima, was headed east on Interstate 84 and was slowing down for a slow moving vehicle that was in front of her. Breanne N. Hollis, 19 of Boise, was driving behind her in a 2000 Mazda Protege and failed to slow down in time and rear ended Larson's vehicle.

Larson, and her passenger Shannon L. Perez, 23 of Boise, were transported and later released from St. Luke's Downtown in Boise. The left lane of the Interstate was blocked for emergency vehicles for approximately 15 minutes. Hollis was cited for driving too close.