Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Final -Crash SH16 South of the County LIne

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

For Immediate Release: 09/11/18 7:50 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*** Final Update***

On September 11, 2018 at approximately 3:53 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle rollover crash northbound on State Highway 16 at milepost 106, south of the Gem/Ada County line. Karen Yates, 70, of Riggins, was traveling northbound in a 2003 Chevy Tahoe when she fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle. Yates overcorrected, went over the right shoulder, then the left shoulder, and then the right shoulder again where the vehicle rolled and landed on its roof.

Yates and her passenger, James Yates, 71, of Riggins, were transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Yates and her passenger were both wearing seatbelts.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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All lanes are open at this time.


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The Idaho State Police is currently on location of a injury crash on State Highway 16 at milepost 106, south of the Ada/Gem County Line. All lanes are blocked at this time