Thursday, November 21, 2013

Final Update - Crash US 93 at 200 South

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: November 21, 2013 6:45 pm

Please direct questions to the District Office

******FINAL UPDATE******

On Thursday, November 21, 2013, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash northbound on US93 at milepost 57, near 200 South in Jerome County.

Nickolas J. Fernandez, 17, of Jerome, driving a 2004 Dodge Intrepid north on US93 slowed to turn west onto 200 South. Enemorio Gutierrez, 41, of Bellevue, driving a 2002 Ford van north on US93 behind Gutierrez swerved left to try to avoid hitting Fernandez. Gutierrez was cited for following to close. Both drivers were wearing seat belts. The lanes were blocked for approximately an hour and a half.


All lanes are now open.


Idaho State Police is currently investigating a blocking, non-injury crash on US93 at 200 South, in Jerome County. Traffic is being re-routed, and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

More information will be released as it becomes available.