Friday, November 20, 2015

FinalUpdate - Crash Blocks U.S. Highway 20/26 West of Notus

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

For Immediate Release: 11/20/2015 at 9:23 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Traffic is flowing in both directions of US20 following the crash involving a commercial vehicle and a Toyota Rav4. The crash occurred at approximately 12:20 this afternoon. The driver of the Toyota was Glenn Post, age 60, of Boise. The driver of the commercial vehicle was Jose Escobar, age 32, of Anaheim, CA. The investigation is ongoing.


*****Second Update*****

Traffic is still blocked at the crash on US20 near Lemp Ln. A commercial tractor/trailer was traveling eastbound on US20 at approximately milepost 13 when a Toyota Rav4 that was westbound crossed the center line and collided with the semi truck. The semi came to rest on the left shoulder of the road. The Toyota came to rest on the right shoulder. The driver of the Toyota was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the commercial vehicle was wearing his seatbelt. The name of the driver will be released when notifications have been made to next of kin.


Traffic is being diverted from U.S. Highway 20 to Don Lane, to 10 Davis Road, and then to Gotsch Road.


*****End of Update*****

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash U.S. Highway 20 at milepost 13, west of Notus. All lanes of travel are blocked at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.