Monday, August 1, 2022

Crash Blocks US26 near Gooding

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 8/1/2022 at 3:08 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision that occurred on Monday, August 1, 2022, at approximately 12:00 pm, on US26 at milepost 154.5, east of Gooding, in Gooding County.

A 2014 Kenworth semi truck, driven by a 25-year-old male, of Jerome, was driving eastbound on US26 from 2325 East. A 2000 Freightliner semi, driven by a 37-year-old male, of Burley, was driving eastbound on US26. The Freightliner semi rear ended the Kenworth semi and caught on fire. The fire was extinguished by emergency personnel.

Traffic on US26 is blocked in both directions.

The vehicle collision remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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