Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Three Vehicle Injury Crash on I84 Near Karcher

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 12/15/15 7:48 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at approximately 4:00 P.M., the Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle injury crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 36, the Franklin Road exit in Nampa.

Lisa Zuniga, 28, of Nampa, was driving east on I84 in a silver 2005 Suzuki Forenza. Zuniga failed to yield for slowing traffic and collided with the rear of a silver 2011 Ford pick-up, driven by Wayne Steward, 74, of San Antonio, Texas. Zuniga then struck a second vehicle, a maroon 2005 Dodge Neon, driven by Jonathan Rood, 29, of Boise. All occupants were wearing a seatbelt.

Zuniga was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Wayne's passenger, Joan Steward, 52, of San Antonio, Texas, was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Medical Center in Nampa.

Interstate 84 was blocked for approximately 3 hours while crews worked to clear the scene.