Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Final Update Crash Westbound State Highway 50

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

For Immediate Release: 10/01/2013 at 2:07 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Final Update:
On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash westbound on State Highway 50, at approximately milepost 4, near the Oasis Stop and Go truck stop. Juan Dominguez, 68, of Rupert, was driving a 2011 Freightliner with a trailer. Dominic Caldarella, 36, of Burley, was driving a 1997 Chrysler LHS, travelling westbound on State Highway 50. Dominguez was pulling out of the Oasis Stop and Go parking lot, turning eastbound on State Highway 50, when he failed to yield to Caldarella. Calderella struck the side of Dominguez's vehicle. No one was transported. Both westbound lanes of State Highway 50 were blocked for approximately two hours.

Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. This crash is under investigation.


All lanes of travel are now open.


At this time, the Idaho State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash westbound State Highway 50, at approximately milepost 5, near the Traveler's Oasis Truck Stop. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible.

More information will be provided once it becomes available.