Wednesday, July 31, 2019

*Final Update* Crash Blocking Traffic on I84, near New Plymouth

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

For Immediate Release: 07/31/19 7:51 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*Final Update*

On July 31, 2019, at 1:43 PM, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash westbound on Interstate 84 at milepost 6.5, near New Plymouth, ID.

Kiersten Nielsen,35, of Provo, Utah, was traveling westbound in a 2005 Honda Odyssey minivan. Dennis Croner,78, of Payette, was also traveling westbound in a 2016 Dodge Ram 1500. Nielsen was traveling westbound when her tire went flat. She lost control and struck Croner's vehicle. Croner's vehicle went off the left shoulder, rolled into the median, and came to rest right side up.

Croner was transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Croner was not wearing a seatbelt. Nielsen was wearing a seatbelt.

The lanes were blocked for approximately 2.5 hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

This crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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