Friday, June 10, 2016

Final Update: Injury Crash on the Snake River Bridge, East of Burley

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

For Immediate Release: 6/10/2016 at 10:57pm

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, June 10, 2016, at 4:21pm, Idaho State Police investigated a multiple vehicle injury crash eastbound on I84 at mile marker 216, east of Burley.

Three vehicles were traveling westbound on I84 near the Snake River Bridge in a two-lane construction zone. Elijio Licano-Serrano, 47, of Farmington, NM, driving a semi truck and trailer struck a cement truck from behind. The cement truck, driven by Raymond W. Paige, 43, of Rupert, ID, struck a Budget Rental Truck from behind.

Upon impact, the Budget Rental Truck, driven by Lois Cantu, 76, of Beaver, OR, was side swiped by a semi car hauler traveling eastbound on I84 driven by Anatoliy M. Svistunov, 37, of Vancouver, WA. The Budget Rental Truck was then struck by a 2016 Subaru Outback also traveling eastbound, driven by Kevin T. Ho, 61, of Twin Falls, ID. The Subaru was struck from behind by a 2011 Dodge R3500 pulling a trailer, driven by John V. Mendiola, 49, of Vale, OR.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts. Cantu and her passenger, Helen G. Tamayo, 74, of Kendalia, TX, were transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Medical Center.

Both eastbound and westbound lanes of I84 were blocked for approximately three hours while crews worked to clear the scene.


All lanes on I84 at mile marker 216 are now open.

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a multiple-vehicle injury crash on Interstate 84 on the Snake River Bridge near milepost 216, east of Burley.

Both lanes of travel are currently blocked. Traffic is backed up in both directions. EXPECT EXTENDED DELAYS THROUGH THIS AREA.

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