Saturday, August 4, 2012

2 vehicle crash on uS93

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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 4, 2012 4:05 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 4, 2012, at approximately 8:25 am, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle minor injury crash on US93.
Kathleen Hill, 65 years, of Hoquiam, Washington, was traveling north on US93 in a 1996 Geo Prizm. Hill took the cloverleaf ramp toward I 84 at exit 173, did a U-turn, and went the wrong way back to US93. Hill then turned north to the inside lane of travel. Hector Miramontes, 30 years,of Buhl, Idaho, was also northbound in the right lane in a 2001 Kenworth semi tractor. Hill turned right in front of Miramontes and was struck by his vehicle.
Hill was transported by ground ambulance to St. Lukes in Jerome. One lane of US93 was blocked for approximately three hours while crews worked to clear the lanes. The crash is still under investigation.