Saturday, March 13, 2021

Injury Crash Westbound On I84 In Meridain

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

For Immediate Release: 03/14/2021 12:25 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, March 12, 2021, at 4:58 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash westbound on I84 at mile marker 42, in Meridian.

Lauri L. Matthews, 56, of Nampa, was driving westbound on I84 in a 2019 Lexus NX. Matthews struck a 2013 Kia Optima, driven by Keri M. Berkfield, 31, of Caldwell. Two other vehicles were involved in the crash; a 2018 Kia Sportage, driven by Crystal D. Gehrmann, 46, of Nampa; and a 2018 GMC Sierra, driven by Jesus A. Mora Vazquez, 31, of Caldwell.

Matthews was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center and Gehrmann was transported to St. Alphonsus Hospital in Nampa. All drivers were wearing seatbelts.

Several lanes of travel were blocked for approximately two hours. All lanes have re-opened.

This crash is under investigation.

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