Wednesday, April 12, 2017

FINAL UPDATE Westbound Interstate 84 Milepost 16.5 - All Lanes Open

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

***FINAL UPDATE*** 4/12/2017 at 10:50 p.m.

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at approximately 4:06 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle, injury crash, westbound on Interstate 84 at milepost 16.5, in Payette County.

Michael McLachlan, 50, of Nampa, was driving eastbound in a 1993 Subaru Legacy when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed the median, and collided with a 2005 Peterbilt commercial vehicle that was driving westbound. The Peterbilt commercial vehicle was driven by Alicia Osuna Portillo, 51, of Twin Falls. Both vehicles traveled back into the median, where they came to rest.

McLachlan was transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Osuna Portillo was transported by ground ambulance to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

The westbound left lane was blocked for approximately five hours while crews worked to clear the scene. This crash is currently under investigation.


***UPDATE*** 4/12/2017 at 9:09 p.m.

All westbound lanes of travel are now clear. A full media release will be issued when all information is available.



For Immediate Release: 4/12/2017 at 4:23 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

***This crash is on Interstate 84, in Payette County, ID.***

Idaho State Police is currently at the scene of a crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 16.5, in Payette County. The westbound left lane is currently blocked.

Updates will be released when available.