Monday, September 8, 2014

Injury Crash On Interstate 84 Near Boise

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 9/08/14 4:45 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, September 8, 2014, at 1:54 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on Interstate 84, near the East Boise Port of Entry.

John S. Mathiesen, 43 years old of Idaho Falls, was driving west on Interstate 84 in a 2014 Ford Mustang. Mathiesen drove into the back of a semi driven by Jerome L. Nigro, 55 years old of Las Vegas, Nevada. Mathiesen lost control of his vehicle, drove off the left shoulder, came back on, and struck a guardrail on the right shoulder at mile post 68. The Mustang then caught on fire. Mathiesen was transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

Both subjects were wearing seatbelts. The right lane of Interstate 84 was blocked for approximately two hours. This crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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