Friday, May 19, 2017

Update: Crash blocking US20 at Farmway Rd.

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

For Immediate Release: 05/19/2017 1:50 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

****************FINAL UPDATE*********************
On Thursday, May 18, 2017, at approximately 7:42 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash westbound US20 at Farmway Road, near Caldwell, Idaho.

A 2016 Chevrolet Uplander, driven by Allene M. King, 34, of Caldwell, Idaho, was traveling eastbound on US20. A 2001 Dodge pickup, driven by Jesus Rodriguez, 36, of Homedale, Idaho, was traveling westbound on US20. King attempted to turn north onto Farmway Road in front of Rodriguez, who was unable to stop, and collided with the King's vehicle in the intersection.

King and three passengers were transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. The passengers are:
Harley L. Elsie, 24, of Caldwell, Idaho
Timothy J. Adams, 34, of Sandpoint, Idaho
A minor child, age two

Rodriguez and two passengers were transported to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell, Idaho. The passengers are:
Hilda Jiminez, 37
A minor child, age four

King, Elsie and Adams were not wearing their seatbelts. All occupants of the pickup were wearing seatbelts. Both children were in approved safety seats.

The roadway was blocked for approximately two hours.


The blockage is clear on US20 and Farmway Road, near Caldwell.

More information will be relayed when it is available.



At this time Idaho State Police is investigating a crash WB on US20 at Farmway Rd., near Caldwell.

The roadway is blocked in all directions. Motorists should expect delays.