Sunday, August 9, 2020

*Final Update* Crash Blocking I84 in Caldwell

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

For Immediate Release: 8/9/2020 2:26 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Final Update:

On August 9th, 2020, at 11:23 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on Interstate 84 milepost 27 on ramp, in Caldwell.

Cason Bowen, 32, of Caldwell, was driving eastbound on the on ramp entering the interstate on a 2012 Triumph motorcycle. Salomon Castro Jr, 27, of New Plymouth, was driving eastbound on the interstate in a 2006 Kenworth bobtail tractor semi. Bowen was driving on the on ramp at a high rate of speed, lost control and struck a light pole. The light pole came to rest on the interstate where Castro collided with the light pole.

Bowen was not wearing a helmet and was transported by ground ambulance to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell. The on ramp was blocked for approximately 1 hour.

This crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

4072 / 3725


All lanes are back open.


Idaho State Police is on scene of a crash on the 27 on ramp of Interstate 84 in Caldwell. The on ramp is completely blocked at this time. Further updates will be released as the information becomes available.