Tuesday, July 16, 2019

**Additional Update ** Crash Blocking US95 South Of Weiser

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

For Immediate Release: 07/16/2019 4:26 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On July 15,2019, at approximately 3:43 P.M., Lois G. Bridge succumbed to her injuries. Next of kin was notified.


** Update **

On Sunday, July 14, 2019, at approximately 9:36 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on US-95 near Sunnyside Road, south of Weiser.

Christine M. Dove, 48, of Weiser, driving a 2010 Toyota Corolla, was traveling southbound on US-95. Lois G. Bridge, 71, of Weiser, driving a 2008 Ford Escape, was traveling northbound on US-95.

Dove's vehicle drifted off the right shoulder of the roadway. Dove overcorrected, coming back onto the roadway and continued into the northbound lane, where she collided head-on with Bridge.

Christine Dove and her passenger, Roy E. Dove, 67 of Weiser, succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Next of kin have been notified.

Bridge was transported via air ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Dove's two juvenile passengers were transported via ground ambulance to Weiser Memorial Hospital in Weiser.

All occupants, with the exception of a Roy Dove, wearing a seat belt.

The north and southbound lanes of US-95 were blocked for approximately four hours.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


** End Update **

Idaho State Police is investigating a crash northbound on US95 at mile marker 79.5, south of Weiser.

All lanes of travel both northbound and southbound are blocked. Motorists should expect delays.