Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Fatality Crash near 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: 08/09/2022 7:20 P.M.
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Idaho State Police is investigating a fatal vehicle collision which occurred on August 9, 2022, at 2:28 P.M. on eastbound I84 at mile marker 206.1, in Minidoka County.

A 2006 Ford Focus was traveling eastbound, driven by a 49-year-old woman from Lynnwood, Washington, drove into the median where the vehicle rolled multiple times.

The driver was wearing a seat belt and pronounced deceased on scene to her injuries.

Left lane for westbound traffic was blocked for approximately 3 hours.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police. The Idaho State Police was assisted by Minidoka County Sheriff?s Office, the Minidoka Fire Department, Emergency Response Ambulance, and the Minidoka County Coroner.


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Saturday, August 6, 2022

Injury Crash on US20 in Fremont County

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District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 528-3400 FAX: (208) 528-3485

For Immediate Release: 08/06/2022 11:16 P.M.
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Idaho State Police are investigating a vehicle collision that occurred at 5:00 P.M. on August 6th, 2022 on US20 at Milepost 364 in Fremont County.

The driver of a Subaru Legacy was travelling westbound, crossed the center line and struck a semi-truck heading eastbound on US20. The Subaru was occupied by a male 23-year-old driver, 23 year-old male passenger, a 22 year-old male passenger, a 21 year-old male passenger and a 20 year-old male passenger who were all from Burley,ID. The driver and front passenger were wearing their seatbelts and the three back passengers were not wearing their seatbelts. All occupants of the Subaru were transported to a nearby hospital by ground ambulance.

The driver of the semi-truck was a 57 year-old male from Pennsylvania. He was wearing his seatbelt and was not transported.

All lanes were blocked, in both ways, for approximately 2 hours while emergency responders worked to assist occupants and clear the scene.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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Injury Crash US2@27, Sandpoint, Idaho

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
(208) 209-8620
Fax (208) 209-8619

For Immediate Release: 08/06/2022 8:10 p.m.
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Idaho State Police are investigating a two vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 10:50 am, August 6, 2022 on US 2 near mile post 27 just west of Sandpoint.

The driver of a 2005 Honda Pilot was stopped westbound on US2 at Westwood Dr to turn southbound when the driver of a 1982 Chevy El Camino who was also traveling westbound behind the Honda Pilot. The Chevy El Camino was unable to stop and struck the rear of the Honda Pilot, causing injury to the driver of the El Camino.

The Honda Pilot was occupied by a 55-year-old female and a 63-year-old male out of Spokane, Washington, and both were wearing seatbelts.
The driver of the El Camino was occupied by a 89-year-old male from Laclede, Idaho, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision. The driver was airlifted to and area hospital due to his injuries.

Traffic on US2 was blocked both directions for approximately 3 hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved. Alcohol was not a factor.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police



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Thursday, August 4, 2022

***Correction on vehicle information*** Fatality Crash EB I90 at milepost 64

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
(208) 209-8620
Fax (208) 209-8619

For Immediate Release: 08/04/2022 18:19 p.m.
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Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 1104 hours on Interstate 90 near milepost 64 in Shoshone County, Idaho. This area of Interstate 90 was an active construction zone.

The driver of a 2021 Toyota VAN collided head-on with a 2008 Kenworth, which was pulling an empty dump trailer. The impact caused both vehicles to become fully engulfed, starting a wildland fire on the roadside.

The Toyota VAN was occupied by a 72-year-old male driver and a 69-year-old female passenger, both from North Dakota. The male driver was pronounced deceased at the scene and the female passenger was airlifted to a local hospital. The driver and sole occupant of the of the Kenworth, a 72-year-old man from Kingston, Idaho, was transported to a local hospital.
Next of Kin has been notified.

Traffic on Interstate 90 was blocked in both directions for approximately two hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved as well as combat the fire. The roadway in the area of the crash was severely damaged due to the fire and traffic was rerouted. Travelers should be prepared for extended delays in the area of the crash until the roadway can be repaired.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police, who was assisted by the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office as well as many fire response crews.



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Fatality Crash EB I90 at milepost 64

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District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
(208) 209-8620
Fax (208) 209-8619

For Immediate Release: 08/04/2022 18:19 p.m.
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Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 1104 hours on Interstate 90 near milepost 64 in Shoshone County, Idaho. This area of Interstate 90 was an active construction zone.

The driver of a 2021 Toyota VAN collided head-on with a 2008 Kenworth, which was pulling an empty dump trailer. The impact caused both vehicles to become fully engulfed, starting a wildland fire on the roadside.

The pickup was occupied by a 72-year-old male driver and a 69-year-old female passenger, both from North Dakota. The male driver was pronounced deceased at the scene and the female passenger was airlifted to a local hospital. The driver and sole occupant of the of the Kenworth, a 72-year-old man from Kingston, Idaho, was transported to a local hospital.
Next of Kin has been notified.

Traffic on Interstate 90 was blocked in both directions for approximately two hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved as well as combat the fire. The roadway in the area of the crash was severely damaged due to the fire and traffic was rerouted. Travelers should be prepared for extended delays in the area of the crash until the roadway can be repaired.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police, who was assisted by the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office as well as many fire response crews.



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Monday, August 1, 2022

Crash Blocks US26 near Gooding

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

For Immediate Release: 8/1/2022 at 3:08 pm
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Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision that occurred on Monday, August 1, 2022, at approximately 12:00 pm, on US26 at milepost 154.5, east of Gooding, in Gooding County.

A 2014 Kenworth semi truck, driven by a 25-year-old male, of Jerome, was driving eastbound on US26 from 2325 East. A 2000 Freightliner semi, driven by a 37-year-old male, of Burley, was driving eastbound on US26. The Freightliner semi rear ended the Kenworth semi and caught on fire. The fire was extinguished by emergency personnel.

Traffic on US26 is blocked in both directions.

The vehicle collision remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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Saturday, July 30, 2022

Injury Crash on Pine-Featherville Rd.

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

For Immediate Release: 07/30/2022 4:40 A.M.
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Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision which occurred on July 29, 2022, at 11:51 P.M. on Pine-Featherville Road at mile marker 10, in Elmore County.

A 1991 Jeep Cherokee was traveling north on Pine-Featherville Road. The driver swerved to avoid an animal and drove off the road where the vehicle rolled.

The Jeep was occupied by a 23-year-old male driver, a 23-year-old female passenger, and a juvenile, all from Jerome. The female passenger was transported by air ambulance and the male driver and juvenile were transported by ground ambulance to the hospital. All occupants were wearing their seat-belt.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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