Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Two Vehicle Crash near Glenns Ferry

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford, Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 03/27/12 10:30 p.m.
Contact: Master Corporal Porupsky

On March 27, 2012, at approximately 3:45 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on I84 at milepost 120 near Glenns Ferry. John Elsbury, 57, of Peck, Idaho, was parked on the shoulder of the emergency lane at milepost 120 in his Dodge 2500 pickup truck. Amos Rodriguez, 54, of Pocatello, was travelling eastbound in his Volvo commercial vehicle when for unknown reasons he drove off the roadway onto the shoulder where he side swiped Elsbury's Dodge pickup. Elsubry was transported by air-ambulance to St Alphonsus in Boise with serious injuries. Rodriguez was transported by ground ambulance to Elmore Medical Center in Mountain Home with minor injuries. Both occupants were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash. Alcohol is not thought to be a factor at this time.

This crash is under investigation by Master Corporal Porupsky.