Sunday, August 12, 2012

2 vehicle crash on 2100 South near Gooding

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

For Immediate Release: August 12, 2012 6:20 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 12, 2012, at approximately 1:42 am, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on 2100 South and State Highway 46, near Gooding.

Tarin Mendoza, 18, of Wendell was traveling east on 2100 South in a 1997 Plymouth Neon. David King, 32, of Lake Tapps, WA, was driving a 2011 Toyota Camry. Mendoza failed to yield to King. David King was traveling on State Highway 46 when Mendoza collided with his vehicle in the intersection.

Both drivers were transported to North Canyon Medical Center where David was treated and released. Alcohol is a factor in the crash. The northbound lanes on SH46 were blocked for approximatly two hours. The crash is still under investigation.