Monday, June 23, 2014

Four Vehicle Crash on Interstate 84 Near Nampa

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 06/23/2014 at 1:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 23, 2014, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a four-vehicle crash eastbound on Interstate 84 at milepost 33, near Nampa. Andrea Shepherd, age 26 of Twin Falls, ID, was traveling eastbound in a 1999 Subaru Legacy. Traffic had slowed when Shepherd failed to yield and struck a 2007 Jeep Wrangler. Thad Harris, age 35 of Caldwell, ID, swerved his Jeep Wrangler and came to rest in the median. Shepherd's vehicle then struck a 2013 Chrysler 200. Rebecca McNutt, age 30 of Caldwell, ID, was traveling eastbound in the Chrysler when she struck a 2007 Honda Accord. The Honda, driven by Randall Jensen, age 62 of Ontario, OR, came to rest on the median shoulder.

Shepherd's vehicle came to rest in the left lane of the interstate and the lane was blocked for approximately one hour while crews worked to clear the scene.

Shepherd and McNutt were transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus in Nampa. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.