Monday, June 4, 2018

Correction - Injury Crash on U.S. Highway 95 near Weiser

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 06/04/2018 at 3:16 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


The driver of the Harley Davidson motorcycle was Michael Richards, 54, of Payette, ID.

3725 / 4039

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On June 2, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash northbound U.S. Highway 95 at Indianhead Road, in Weiser.

James Reed, 57, of Weiser, ID, was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound on U.S. Highway 95, when traffic slowed for other vehicles turning west onto Indianhead Road. Reed failed to slow for traffic and crossed into the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 95. Reed struck a 2018 commercial vehicle pulling a single trailer driven by Yunieski Riveron Gonzalez, 35, of Houston, TX head on. Reed was transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, ID.

Riveron Gonzalez was wearing a seatbelt. The southbound and northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 95 were blocked for approximately two and a half hours while crews worked to clear the scene. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.