Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Crash near Sweetzer Summit injures two

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

For Immediate Release: 01/27/15 9:10 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at approximately 7:44 a.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two- vehicle crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 257, near Sweetzer Summit. Callum Read, 21, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was driving eastbound on Interstate 84 in a 2005 Toyota Tundra, pulling a small U-Haul trailer. Callum lost control of the vehicle on the icy roadway and rolled across the median, into the westbound traffic lanes where he was struck by Paul Curch-Doyle, 31, of North Port, Florida, who was driving westbound in a 2015 Freightliner.

Callum and his passenger, Lily Hawley, 20, of Carson, New Mexico, were transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley. All occupants of both vehicles were wearing seatbelts. Interstate 84 was blocked for approximately an hour. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.