Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Semi Crash Blocks I84, Injures One

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: February 26, 2013 9:45 a.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On February 25, 2013, at approximately 10:17 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 71, in Ada County.

Alejandro T. Hernandez, 46, of Avondale, AZ, was driving west in a 2008 Freightliner, pulling a commercial trailer. Hernandez lost control of the vehicle, which jackknifed onto the right shoulder, blocking both travel lanes. Joel Campos, 51, of Tolleson, AZ, was a co-driver for Hernandez. Campos was helping direct traffic when a 2008 Saturn Aura, driven by Kendrick P. Slater, 25, of Mt. Home, ID, struck Campos.

Campos was transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, ID.

Both westbound lanes of traffic were blocked for approximately nine and a half hours.