Friday, July 26, 2013

Injury Crash on SH55 and Lake Avenue in Caldwell

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 07/26/2013 2:10am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 25th, 2013, at approximately 10:21pm, Idaho State Police responded to a two-vehicle injury crash on SH55 at Lake Avenue in Caldwell. Steven Jackson, 50 of Caldwell, was travelling northbound on Lake Avenue in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup. Jennifer King, 32, and two children aged 1 and 7, of Caldwell, were travelling westbound on State Highway 55 in a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup.

Jackson did not stop at the stop sign and struck King in the intersection. Upon impact King's pickup overturned onto its passenger side. Both vehicles came to rest in the northwest corner of the intersection.

Both directions of travel on State Highway 55 were blocked for approximately 20 minutes while emergency crews worked to free King and her children from the overturned pickup. The eastbound lane remained blocked for another hour and a half.

King and her children were transported by ground ambulance to Saint Luke's Regional Medical Center in Nampa. All occupants appeared to be wearing their seatbelts and the children appeared to be restrained in child safety seats.

This crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police with the help of the Canyon County Sheriff's Office.