Friday, March 17, 2017

Injury crash on I84 at Garrity

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

For Immediate Release: 03/17/2017 7:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, March 17th, 2017, at approximately 5:05 p.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle injury crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 38, the Garrity overpass.

Alexandria Cowles, 19 of Nampa, was westbound in a 2013 Volkswagen Bug, when she failed to slow for traffic that was stopped in the area. Cowles' vehicle rear-ended a 2003 Toyota Tacoma driven by Brian Cate, 44 of Boise. Cate's vehicle was pushed into a 2012 Honda Accord, driven by Frank Towel,75 of Caldwell. Cate's vehicle overturned coming to rest on its top.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts. A passenger in Towell's vehicle was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Health Plaza in Nampa. The two left lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 1 hour as crew cleared the scene.