Friday, August 19, 2016

Fatal Crash in Canyon County

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

For Immediate Release: 08/19/ 2:36 A.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 18, 2016, at approximately 9:00 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle fatality crash on Greenhurst Road at the intersection of Locust Lane, in Canyon County.

Orion Blumenfeld, 47, of Nampa, was driving west on Greenhurst Road in a 2000 Jeep Wrangler. A 2006 Pontiac G6 was driving east on Greenhurst and attempted to turn north onto Locust Lane. The Pontiac was struck on the passenger side by the Jeep. The Pontiac was then pushed into a 2010 Hyundai Sonata that was stationary on Locust Lane and preparing to turn west onto Greenhurst Road. The Hyundai was driven by Cecil Lewellyn, 84, of Nampa.

A passenger in the Pontiac succumbed to their injuries at St Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. A second passenger in the Pontiac was taken by ground ambulance to St Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. No other occupants were transported.

Greenhurst Road and Locust Lane were blocked for approximately three and a half hours.

The names of the occupants in the Pontiac are being withheld until further notifications can be made.