Monday, October 14, 2019

***Update 3*** Blocking Crash Eastbound I-84 near the Black Cat Overpass

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

For Immediate Release: 10/14/19 11:41 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Update 3***

On Monday, October 14th, 2019, at approximately 4:22 P.M., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash eastbound on Interstate 84 at milepost 40, near Meridian.

Clark Nelson, a 29 year old male from Nampa, was driving eastbound on Interstate 84 on a 2012 Suzuki motorcycle at a high rate of speed. Nelson drove onto the left shoulder and struck a disabled 2003 Honda Pilot that was parked in the median. Nelson then sideswiped a 2010 Ford Explorer and was ejected from the motorcycle.

Nelson succumbed to injuries on scene. Nelson was wearing a helmet. Next of kin has been notified. Three lanes of travel were blocked for approximately two hours the Idaho State Police investigated.


***End of Update***

***Update 2***

All lanes are now open.


***End of Update***


Correction, this crash is eastbound Interstate 84 near milepost 40.5, closer to the Black Cat Overpass, west of Meridian. Traffic is heavily congested.



Idaho State Police is investigating a crash eastbound I-84 at milepost 40, near the Ten Mile Overpass. Multiple lanes are blocked. Use caution while travelling through the area.

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