Thursday, September 12, 2013

Injury crash on SH44

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 09/12/13 02:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday September 11, 2013, at approximately 7:30 p.m. the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash eastbound on State Highway 44 at milepost 16, approximately one mile west of Eagle Road. Charlie Brown, 55, of Boise, was headed eastbound in the construction zone on a 2001 Indian Scout motorcycle. Allan Rife, 53, of Caldwell, was headed westbound in a 1994 Ford F150 pickup. Brown drove left of center between the orange construction pylons dividing the lanes. Brown was passing vehicles when he impacted Rife's vehicle head on in the westbound lane. Brown was not wearing a helmet and was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Rife was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured in the crash.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.