Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Crash Near Emmett Claims One

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 07/13/2022 10:55 AM
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision that occurred at 6:15 AM on State Highway 16 at mile marker 111, just south of Emmett.

A 40-year-old male from Emmett was travelling northbound on State Highway 16 in a 2006 Saturn Vue. The Saturn crossed over the center line and sideswiped a 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup travelling southbound also driven by a 40-year-old male from Emmett. A 21-year-old female driving a 2013 Ford C-Max was travelling southbound behind the Dodge pickup truck when it was struck by debris from the initial collision.

The 40-year-old male driver from Emmett driving the 2006 Saturn Vue succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. The driver of the Dodge pickup was taken by ground ambulance to a local hospital. The female driver of the Ford C-Max was not transported.

The male driver of the Saturn Vue and female driver of the Ford C-Max were each wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the Dodge pickup was not wearing a seatbelt.

State Highway 16 was blocked for approximately 3 hours in both directions. Idaho State Police made notifications to next of kin.

This incident remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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