Thursday, December 8, 2011

Serious Injury Crash North of Caldwell

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

For Immediate Release: 12/08/11 11:40 PM
Contact: Senior Trooper Bake

On Thursday December 8, 2011, at approximately 7:00 pm the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle serious injury crash at the intersection of US 20/26 and Farmway Road, north of Caldwell. Ulises Valencia, 35, of Caldwell was traveling westbound on US 20/26 in a tan Chevy pickup. Salvador Bernabe-Mendoza, 70, of Marsing was traveling southbound on Farmway Rd in a white GMC Safari van when he failed to stop at the stop sign and hit Valencia. All four occupants of the vehicles, to include Mendoza's passenger, Audelia Aguilar-Bernabe, 68, of Marsing and Valencia's passenger, Nathan Valencia, a minor, were all transported to Saint Alphonsus in Boise by ground ambulance with unknown serious injuries. It is believed that none of the occupants were wearing seatbelts and it is unknown if alcohol is a factor.

The crash is under investigation by Senior Trooper Bake of the Idaho State Police. He was assisted at the scene by ISP, Canyon County Sheriff's Office, Paramedics and Fire.