Thursday, May 19, 2022

Multi-Vehicle Crash Near Meridian

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

For Immediate Release: 05/19/2022 7:10 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision which occurred at 3:07 P.M. on I84 at mile marker 46.5, in Ada County.

A juvenile driving a 2015 Kia Forte, traveling westbound on I84, made an unsafe lane change and struck a 2001 Volvo V70, driven by a 41-year-old man from Caldwell. The juvenile overcorrected and struck three other vehicles. Those involved vehicles were a 2014 Dodge Charger, driven by a 39-year-old woman from Kuna; a 2010 BMW X5, driven by a 45-year-old woman from Meridian; and a 2015 Toyota Tacoma, driven by 63-year-old man from Eagle. The Tacoma struck a 2006 Lincoln Town Car, driven by 36-year-old man from Caldwell.

All occupants were wearing their seatbelt.

The number one lanes both eastbound and westbound I84 were blocked for approximately 2 hours, allowing emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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