Saturday, January 9, 2010

Two vehicle crash near Caldwell injures four

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

For Immediate Release: 01/09/10 10:30 pm
Contact: Trooper Tulleners

On January 9, 2010 at approximately 6:21 pm, Idaho State Police, and Canyon County emergency crews investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on State Highway 55 at milepost 9, at the intersection of Malt Road, near Caldwell. Tyler Collins, 22, of Caldwell, was northbound on Malt road in a 2005 Nissan Altima. Collins failed to stop at the stop sign striking a 2007 Chevrolet pickup driven by Florencio Hernandez, 73, of Casa Grande, Arizona. Both vehicles came to rest on the northeast corner of the intersection, with the Nissan striking a powerpole, causing downed lines in the area. Collins was taken by air ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. Heranadez and his two passengers were taken by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, with unknown injuries. The crash is under investigation by Trooper Tulleners and Idaho State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.