Thursday, October 28, 2010

One vehicle rollover near Caldwell leaves two injured

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

For Immediate Release: 10/28/2010 at 4:20 a.m.
Contact: Trooper Langton

On Wednesday, October 27th, 2010, at approximately 6:18 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle injury crash at 3417 East Chicago Street, just north of Linden, in Caldwell.

James Holste, 39 of Caldwell, was driving north on Chicago Street from Linden Street at a high rate of speed when he attempted to negotiate a corner and lost control of his Chevrolet Cavalier entering the oncoming lane of travel. The vehicle rolled off the right shoulder where it came to rest after striking a power pole. James, who was not wearing his seatbelt, sustained severe injuries and was transported to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. His passenger Michelle Gracia, 41 of Caldwell, was wearing her seat belt and was transported to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell with minor injuries. James was cited for Reckless Driving and Fail to Maintain Insurance.

The crash is under investigation by Trooper Langton who was assisted on scene by Trooper J. Klitch and Sergeant Ketchum as well as Canyon County Deputies and emergency personnel.