Monday, January 14, 2019

*Final Update* Crash Blocks Westbound Lane I84 @ 23 near Caldwell

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

For Immediate Release: 01/14/18 4:02 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update

On Monday, January 14, 2019, at 12:44 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash westbound I84 at milemarker 23, west of Caldwell.

Michael Kreider, 36, of Vale, OR, was traveling westbound in the right lane of I84 in a 2003 Chrysler Town & County. Kreider swerved to avoid traffic ahead that was slowed from a previous crash and lost control. He crossed into the left lane of travel and collided with a 2016 Freightliner semi-truck and trailer, being driven by Ronald Patterson, 49, of Ormond Beach, FL.

Kreider succumbed to his injuries on scene. Next of kin has been notified. Patterson was wearing a seatbelt and was not transported.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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***Update 2

All lanes are back open.


*End of Update 2



Both lanes are blocked at this time.


*End of update


The Idaho State Police is investigating a crash westbound I84 at milepost 23, west of Caldwell. The number one lane is currently blocked. More information will be released when available.

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