Saturday, September 8, 2012

Update- Two Vehicle Fatal Crash near King Hill

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 09/08/12 5:35 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office


Porter was driving southbond on Montgomery road. Salazar was driving eastbound on Old US30

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On Saturday, September 8th, 2012 at 9:11 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a 2 vehicle fatality crash on Old Highway 30 at Montgomery Road near King Hill. Vincent Porter, 96 years old, from King Hill, was driving a 2005 Toyota Tacoma northbound on Montgomery road. Maria Salazar, 46 years old, from King Hill, was traveling southbound on Montgomery road in a 2003 Chevy Trailblazer. Porter turned eastbound onto Old US30 and struck the back of the Trailblazer. The Trailblazer slid sideways and overturned, ejecting both Salazar and her 9 year old daughter. Salazar succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash. Salazar's 9 year old daughter was transported to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, and was later transported to Saint Lukes in Boise. Porter was transported by ground ambulance to Elmore Medical Center. Salazar and her daughter were not wearing seatbelts. Porter was wearing his seatbelt.

This crash in under investigation by the Idaho State Police.