Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Fatal Crash Near New Plymouth

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

For Immediate Release: 4/27/2016 8:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at 3:28 p.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 10 near the New Plymouth exit.

A 53 year old male, driving a 1999 Chrysler Concorde, was eastbound on Interstate 84. According to witnesses, the driver of the Chrysler Concorde went to pass another vehicle on the left shoulder. The driver lost control and rolled multiple times through the median. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt, and was ejected from the vehicle, and came to rest in the westbound lanes.

Idaho State Police is still in the process of making family notifications. The eastbound lanes were blocked for approximately 45 minutes. The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately 2 hours. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.