Thursday, January 23, 2020

Final Update: Crash Blocking WB I84 Near Caldwell

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 01/23/2020 11:35 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 7:12 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a multi-vehicle crash westbound on I84 at mile marker 29, near Caldwell.

Christian N. Salgado, 28, of Nampa, was driving the wrong way, eastbound in the westbound lanes. Salgado struck a 2017 Toyota Camry, driven by Cristian Elorza, 23, of Ontario, OR.

A chain reaction occurred involving six other vehicles:
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse, driven by a juvenile.
2005 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Christopher E. Rodriguez, 27, of Nampa.
2010 GMC Acadia, driven by, Edison A. Kyle , 40, of Boise.
2012 Mazda MZ3, driven by Cortney M. Hill, 32, of Middleton.
2015 Ford F150, driven by Jeffery T. Howard, 46, of Middleton.
1999 Honda Accord, driven by Geri E. Sawyer, 52 of Caldwell.
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, driven by Robi D. Salisbury, 22 of Caldwell.

There were no injuries sustained in the crash. All drivers were wearing seatbelts. Both westbound lanes were blocked for approximately one hour. The right lane remained blocked for an additional 45 minutes.

Salgado was booked into the Canyon County Jail for Driving Under the Influence-Excessive and Open Containers of Alcohol.

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All lanes are open.



The left lane is open. The right lane will remain blocked while crews work to remove the wreckage. Traffic is no longer being diverted off the exit.



Idaho State Police is on scene of a crash westbound on I84 at mile marker 29, near Caldwell.

Both westbound lanes are blocked and traffic is being diverted off the interstate at exit 33, Karcher Road, in Nampa. Motorists should expect delays.

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