Thursday, September 26, 2013

Two Vehicle Crash in Canyon County Results in Injury

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 09-26-2013 11:15 pm

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On Thursday, September 26th, 2013, at 1:30pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Perch Road and Locust Lane in Canyon County. Julie Israelsen, 33 from Nampa, ID, was west on Locust Lane in a gray 2000 Saturn. Benjamin Holt, 60 from Caldwell, ID, was east on Locust Lane in an International dump truck. Israelsen veered into the eastbound lane into the path of the dump truck, resulting in a head on collision. The Saturn spun, coming to rest in the middle of both lanes. The dump truck travelled off the road, through a ditch, and came to rest in a nearby field. Israelsen was transported by air ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise, ID. A passenger in the dump truck was transported by ground ambulance to West Valley Medical in Caldwell, ID. Holt was not transported. All subjects involved were wearing seat belts. The road was closed for approximately 2 hours . The crash remains under investigation.