Thursday, December 24, 2015

Injury Crash West of Mountain Home

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

For Immediate Release: 12/24/15 05:05 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On December 24, 2015, at approximately 12:40 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 91, west of Mountain Home.

James Archer, 75, of Caldwell, was driving westbound in a 2000 Volvo semi truck pulling a single trailer. Micky Birmingham, 40, of Emmett, was also driving westbound in a 2014 Dodge Dart. Birmingham struck the rear of Archer's trailer.

There was heavy ice on the road and also blowing snow. All occupants of the car were transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. All passengers of the car were wearing their seatbelts, it is unknown if Birmingham was wearing his seatbelt. Archer was wearing his seatbelt and was not transported.

The right lane of westbound Interstate 84 was blocked for two hours.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.