Thursday, September 17, 2015

Injury crash near the East Boise Port of Entry

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

For Immediate Release: Sunday September 17, 2015 at 2:42 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at approximately 8:42 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash, on Interstate 84 near milepost 67, one mile east of the East Boise Port of Entry.

Shauna S. Bare, 52, of Pocatello, ID, was driving a 2015 Honda Civic westbound on Interstate 84. Matthew K. Ernestberg, 49, of Middleton, ID, was driving a 2014 Peterbilt semi, pulling a trailer, westbound on Interstate 84. Bare's vehicle rear-ended Ernestberg's vehicle, and Bare's vehicle caught on fire.

Bare was transported via ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, ID. Bare was wearing a seabelt and it is unknown if Ernestberg was wearing a seatbelt.

The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately one hour and forty minutes while crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.