Saturday, October 27, 2012

Semi Crash On Interstate 84 in Minidoka County

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

For Immediate Release: 10/27/2012 10:10 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, October 27, 2012, at approximately 5:55 p.m. Idaho State investigated an injury crash involving a semi in Minidoka County.
Bakrat H. Muradov, 62 of Salt Lake City, Utah was headed east on Interstate 84 in a Fed Ex Truck with triple trailers when he went off the right shoulder of the road near mile post 212. The semi went through a fence onto private property before coming to rest.

Muradov was wearing a seatbelt and transported by ambulance to Minidoka Memorial Hospital. Muradov has been cited for inattentive driving. The east bound lanes of Interstate 84 were blocked for approximately one hour.

This crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police with assistance from the Heyburn Police Department and Minidoka County Sheriff's Office.