Saturday, June 29, 2013

Road Rage Incident Ends With An Injury Crash In Boise

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 06/29/2013 4:30 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 2:15 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash that started with a three vehicle road rage incident on Interstate 84 at mile post 49.

Witnesses reported seeing an unidentified white Mazda SUV, a white 1996 Acura Integra, and a red 1991 Honda Civic engaged in a road rage incident. The Acura Integra and the Honda Civic collided with each other and lost control blocking the east bound lanes on Interstate 84 at the beginning of the Flying Wye . Witnesses reported that the unidentified driver of the white Mazda SUV pulled over, taunted one of the drivers and then fled the scene.

The driver of the Honda Civic, Ethan W. Cornell, 23 years of Boise, was transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise by ground ambulance. The other driver, Sean R. Johnson, 28 years old of Boise, was not transported.

The east bound lanes were blocked for approximately one hour. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. Idaho State Police is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the white Mazda SUV that was involved. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.