Saturday, January 7, 2017

*Update* Crash Blocks SH50 Near Hansen Bridge

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 10:30am 01/07/2017
Please direct questions to the District Office

On January 7, 2017, at approximately 3:47 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash on SH-50 near milepost 3, south of the Hansen Bridge.

Howard Calhoun,71, of Hagerman, was driving westbound in a 2017 Volvo semi truck. Calhoun lost control and the trailer overturned, blocking the westbound lane. Jacqualine Titus, 55, of Kimberly, was driving eastbound in a 1995 Ford Thunderbird. Titus was not able to stop in time and the Ford struck the semi truck.

Titus was transported via air ambulance to St. Lukes Magic Valley. Calhoun was not transported. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

Both lanes were blocked for approximately 3.5 hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

*End of Update*

Idaho State Police is investigating a crash eastbound on SH50 at mile marker 3, near the Hansen Bridge. Both lanes of travel are blocked at this time. Motorists should expect delays.