Friday, January 13, 2017

Idaho State Police Asking for Citizen Tips on Crash Near Jerome

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897
For Immediate Release: 01/13/2017 2:13 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, January 13, 2017, at 12:02 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash on I84 at mile marker 168, near Jerome.

A white 2009 Nissan Versa, with an unidentified driver, was traveling eastbound on I84 in the left lane. A FedEx semi truck pulling two semi trailers, driven by George A. Gunshore, 53, of Melba, was also traveling eastbound in the right lane. As Gunshore was passing the Nissan, the driver quickly made a lane change into the right lane. The Nissan hit the rear tire on the driver's side of the second semi trailer and upon impact spun into the median.

The driver of the Nissan Versa fled the scene on foot. Upon investigation it was found that the vehicle was reported stolen out of Las Vegas, NV.

If anybody has any information, they are encouraged to contact Idaho State Police dispatch at (208) 846-7500.

This crash is under investigation.