Sunday, April 5, 2020

Crash Claims One in Caldwell

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 04/05/2020 at 10:52 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday April 5, 2020, at 2:05 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Key West Street and South Florida Avenue, in Caldwell.

Janet Gonzalez, 37, of Caldwell, ID, was driving southbound on South Florida Avenue in a 2001 Mitsubishi Galant. Grayson Thurston, 20, of Nampa, ID, was also driving southbound on South Florida Avenue in a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup. Thurston's vehicle struck Gonzalez's vehicle. Gonzalez was pronounced deceased at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.

Gonzalez's passenger, Roberto Gonzalez Diaz, 40, of Caldwell, was transported by ground ambulance to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell. A juvenile passenger in Gonzalez's vehicle was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Thurston was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Health Plaza in Nampa.

The intersection of South Florida Avenue and Key West Street in Caldwell was blocked for approximately three and a half hours. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Injury Crash West Of Dubois

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

For Immediate Release: 6:32 p.m.
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On Saturday, April 4, 2020, at 2:47 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash westbound on SH22 at mile marker 60, west of Dubois.

John T. Williams, 22, of Monteview, was driving westbound on SH22 in a 1992 Honda Civic. Williams drove off the road, overcorrected, and the vehicle rolled.

Williams was extracted from the vehicle and transported by Air Idaho Rescue to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. He was wearing his seatbelt.

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Update 4:Vehicle Fire Blocks EB I84@157 West of Jerome

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

For Immediate Release: 04/04/2020 5:42 P.M.
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*** Update 4 ***

On April 4, 2020, at approximately 3:00 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a commercial vehicle fire on eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 163, west of Jerome.

Allan Gumbinger, 53, of Las Vegas, NV, was driving eastbound on Interstate 84 in a 2016 Freightliner pulling one trailer. One of the tires on the trailer caught fire. The fire spread from the tire to the rest of the trailer that became fully engulfed.

Motorists were routed off of Interstate 84 at exit 157 for approximately 2 hours.

The right lane is still blocked eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 163.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Jerome Rural Fire Department, Jerome County Sheriff's Office, and the Gooding County Sheriff's Office.

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At eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 163 the right lane is blocked, the left lane is open. Traffic is not longer being diverted off of Interstate 84 at milepost 157.

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All eastbound lanes are open.

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The left eastbound lane is open.

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Idaho State Police is on scene of a vehicle fire eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 163 in Jerome County. Motorists are being routed off the Interstate at exit 157 temporarily.

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Injury Crash South Of Island Park

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

For Immediate Release: 04/04/2020 5:20 p.m.
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On Saturday, April 4, 2020, at 8:18 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash eastbound on US20 at mile marker 379.8, south of Island Park.

Gabriel A. Peak, 25, of Phoenix, AZ, was driving westbound on US20 in a 2011 Dodge Ram. Bryan L. Winmill, 54, of Blackfoot, was driving eastbound on US20 in a 2018 Peterbuilt semi-truck hauling a trailer. Peak crossed the center line and struck the semi-truck.

Peak was transported by ground ambulance to Madison Memorial hospital. Both drivers, as well as, Peak's child passenger were all wearing seatbelts.

Both lanes of US20 were blocked for approximately one hour until traffic control was set in place. All lanes have been reopened.


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Update 3:Vehicle Fire Blocks EB I84@157 West of Jerome

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

For Immediate Release: 04/04/2020 4:56 P.M.
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*** Update 3 ***

At eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 163 the right lane is blocked, the left lane is open. Traffic is not longer being diverted off of Interstate 84 at milepost 157.

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*** Update 2 ***

All eastbound lanes are open.

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The left eastbound lane is open.

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Idaho State Police is on scene of a vehicle fire eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 163 in Jerome County. Motorists are being routed off the Interstate at exit 157 temporarily.

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Update 2:Vehicle Fire Blocks EB I84@157 West of Jerome

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

For Immediate Release: 04/04/2020 4:42 P.M.
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*** Update 2 ***

All eastbound lanes are open.

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The left eastbound lane is open.

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Idaho State Police is on scene of a vehicle fire eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 163 in Jerome County. Motorists are being routed off the Interstate at exit 157 temporarily.

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Update:Vehicle Fire Blocks EB I84@157 West of Jerome

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 04/04/2020 4:31 P.M.
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*** Update ***

The left eastbound lane is open.

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Idaho State Police is on scene of a vehicle fire eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 163 in Jerome County. Motorists are being routed off the Interstate at exit 157 temporarily.

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