Sunday, July 28, 2013

** Final Update** Crash Westbound I84 milepost 254 near Sweetzer Road in Cassia 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: 07/28/13 11:50 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***** Final Update *****

On July 28, 2013, at approximately 6:42 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 254, near Sweetzer Road, in Cassia County, Idaho.

Lkhamsuren S. Shipp, 36, of Orem, Utah, was driving east, in the left lane, in a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Sport Van. Lkhamsuren failed to negotiate a curve near the Sweetzer Road Exit, drifted out of the lane, over corrected, and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle went into the median, rolled, and came to rest on the westbound shoulder of the roadway.

Passengers Takashi S. Shipp, 5, and Daniel S. Shipp, 37, of Orem, Utah were transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, ID. Lkhamsuren and passengers Edmond T. Shipp, 8, and Isabella N. Shipp, 2, also of Orem, UT, were transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley, ID.

All subjects where wearing their seatbelts. The children were in appropriate child safety seats. The left lane was blocked for approximately two hours.


***** Update *****

The roadway is now open. More information will be released when it becomes available.


Idaho State Police is currently investigating an injury crash westbound Interstate 84 near milepost 254 near Sweetzer Road, in Cassia County Idaho. Currently the left lane of travel is blocked. Expect delays in the area. More information will be released when it becomes available.