Saturday, July 25, 2015

Hit and run crash east of Meridian

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

For Immediate Release: Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 1:25 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, July 24, at approximately 10:10 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a hit and run crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 44, east of the Meridian exit.

Melissa Riley, 27, of Caldwell, was driving a 2005 Saturn Ion eastbound on I84 near the 44 on ramp. A dark colored pickup attempted to merge onto the freeway and struck the rear of the Saturn multiple times before leaving the scene.

Riley and her juvenile passengers were wearing seatbelts and were not transported to the hospital.

The vehicle that left the scene is described as a lifted, dark colored, possibly black, crew cab pickup with a chrome brush guard. The license plate is believed to be partial plate of 1P779.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police and anyone who has any information on the pickup is requested to contact the Idaho State Police dispatch at 208-846-7500.