Tuesday, August 21, 2012

One vehicle non-injury crash US95 north of McCall

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 08/21/12 at 5:32 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office
On Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at 8:07 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle non- injury crash on US95 at milepost 149.5,near McCall, Id. Jason Suter, 35, of Middleton, Id, was traveling south on US95 in a 2004 Kenworth semi , pulling double trailers hauling lumber. Suter was attempting to negotiate a right hand turn and drove left of center, causing the load of lumber to shift. Suter lost control of the semi, causing the vehicle to roll, completely blocking US95.
There was complete lane blockage for approximately 3 hours with partial lane blockage for an additional 4 hours. Suter was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. The crash investigation is continuing.


All lanes of traffic are open at this time.

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At this time, the Idaho State Police is responding to a rollover crash involving a logging truck on US95 at milepost 149, between Council and New Meadows. Both northbound and southbound traffic is blocked in both directions. More information will be relayed as it becomes available.