Sunday, April 24, 2016

*FINAL UPDATE* Blockage in Crash on I-84

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

Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 04/24/16 08:43 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

**********FINAL UPDATE**********

On Sunday, April 24, 2016, at approximately 03:22 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle injury crash eastbound I-84 at mile marker 188.

Amber Christenson, 17, of Fruitland, ID, was travelling westbound in a Ford Expedition pulling a trailer in the right lane of travel. Guillermina Romero-Hernandez, 44, of Burley, Idaho was also travelling westbound in the left lane of travel in a Pontiac Aztek. Christenson made an unsafe lane change, causing Romero-Hernandez to go into the median, where she attempted to return to the roadway and overcorrected. Romero-Hernandez's vehicle then rolled into the median. Romero-Hernandez was transported to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello via air ambulance.

Seatbelts were worn by all parties. The eastbound left lane of travel was blocked by emergency vehicles for approximately three hours.

This crash is currently under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


**********END OF UPDATE**********

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating an injury crash eastbound I-84 at milepost 188. The eastbound left lane of travel is blocked as this time. More details will follow as information is released.