Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Update-Crash Eastbound I84 at Milepost 251

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 10/30/19 3:10 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at 12:16 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle rollover crash with injuries, on Interstate 84, near milepost 251, in Cassia County.

Joseph Samuels, 69, of Coupeville, Washington, was driving eastbound in a 2005 Ford Expedition, when the vehicle ran off the roadway into the median. Samuels lost control of the car and it rolled, coming to rest back on the eastbound lanes of travel. Samuels' passenger, Eleanor Richardson, 61, of Mobile, Alabama, was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.

Samuels was transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Hospital in Burley. He was wearing a seat-belt. Richardson was transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Richardson was not wearing a seat-belt.

This crash is being investigated by the Idaho State Police.

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One lane of eastbound travel is open.

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The Idaho State Police are responding to a single-vehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 251, 24 miles north of the Idaho, Utah border. All eastbound lanes are blocked. More information will be released when available.