Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Injury Crash Northside Onramp

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

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 3:18 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at 1:20 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash on Interstate 84 near the Northside onramp in Nampa.

Esther Brestel, 68, of Nampa, was travelling east on the Northside onramp in a 1995 Ford Taurus. Damon Kirchner, 35, of Nampa, was travelling behind Brestel in a 1994 Mazda pickup. Brestel slowed for traffic when entering the Interstate. Kirchner failed to slow for traffic and his vehicle collided with the rear of Brestel's Ford Taurus.

The right eastbound lane and onramp were temporarily blocked for emergency crews for approximately one hour.

Kirchner was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.