Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Four vehicle crash in Cassia County

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 12/26/2012 11:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On December 26, 2012 at approximately 5:20 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a four vehicle crash on Interstate 84, near Milepost 216, in Cassia County.

Patrick Davis, 57, of Ontario, CA, was driving westbound in a 2013 Freightliner. Davis saw slowing traffic, tried to slow, and lost control jackknifing the tractor and trailer in the lanes. Marla Egbert, 60, of American Falls, ID, also traveling westbound, hit the rear of the jackknifed semi. Lacey Smith, 25, of Laramie, WY, was traveling westbound and hit the semi. Molly Lorenzo, 44, of Coeur D'Alene, ID, was traveling westbound and struck Smith's vehicle.

Egbert was transported to Minidoka Memorial. Everyone was wearing their seatbelts.
Davis was cited for driving too fast for conditions.