Monday, May 11, 2015

** update ** One vehicle rollover crash in Mountain Home claims two

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 05/11/15 3:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*** Update ***

Occupants of the vehicle are as follows:

Driver: Veronica Verele, 15 years of age,
Passenger: Jesse Rodriguez, 12 years of age,
Passenger: Dabid Ivarra Martinez, 13 years of age,
Passenger: Arath I Hernandez, 12 years of age.

Martinez and Hernandez both succumbed to their injuries at the scene.
Verele and Rodriguez are currently at St Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise.


*** End of Update

On May 8, 2015, at approximately 6:45 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a double fatality rollover crash on West Frontage Road, south of interstate 84 in Mountain Home.

A blue Chevrolet Trailblazer, with four juvenile occupants, was traveling westbound on West Frontage Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle rolled and all four juvenile occupants were ejected. Two of the occupants were transported by air ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. The other two occupants succumbed to their injuries at scene. None of the occupants were wearing seatbelts. Next of kin has been notified, however, names are being withheld due to further investigation.

Frontage road was blocked for approximately three hours while crews worked to clear the scene.