Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Injury Crash North Of Council

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

For Immediate Release: 11/26/2019 9:20 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 5:44 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash northbound on US95 at mile marker 145.5, north of Council.

Ronald D. James, 62, of Council, was driving southbound on US95 in a 2004 Ford Ranger. An Idaho Transportation Department truck was stationary on the southbound shoulder of the road in the construction zone. James crossed left of center to pass the truck, overcorrected, drove off the left shoulder, and down the embankment.

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

The northbound lane was blocked for about an hour while crews recovered the vehicle.

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