Saturday, November 25, 2017

UPDATE: Injury Crash at the Intersection of S Indiana Ave and Orchard Ave in Caldwell

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

For Immediate Release: 11/25/2017 6:32 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On November 25, 2017 at approximately 5:43 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle injury crash at the intersection of S. Indiana Ave. and Orchard Ave, in Caldwell.

Hilary A. Wennstrom, 32, of Nampa, was driving northbound on S. Indiana Avenue with two juvenile passengers in a 1992 Jeep Cherokee. Wennstrom failed to yield at the intersection and struck a 2002 Chevrolet Venture traveling eastbound on Orchard Avenue driven by Troy D. Aldous, 42, of Caldwell. Sherri E. Martin, 57, of Caldwell, was driving westbound on Orchard Avenue in a 2017 Honda CRV. Martin stopped prior to the intersection however was impacted by the vehicles after the Jeep Cherokee and Chevrolet Venture collided. The stop sign at the intersection had been knocked down by a prior crash that was being investigated by Caldwell Police Department. The intersection warning sign had not been impacted.

Wennstrom was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Martin was transported by ground ambulance to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell.

Wennstrom was not wearing a seatbelt. All other drivers and occupants were wearing seatbelts.

The intersection was blocked for approximately four hours.

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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash at the intersection of S. Indiana Ave. and Orchard Ave., in Canyon County. The intersection is completely blocked. More information will be provided as it becomes available.