Friday, September 9, 2022

Crash On I84 East Of Jerome Blocks Traffic For Several Hours

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 09/09/2022 9:30 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision which occurred on September 9, 2022, at 1:20 P.M., on I84 at mile marker 188, in Jerome County.

A semi-truck and trailer, driven by a 63-year-old man from Houston, TX, was traveling westbound on I84. A tanker semi-truck, driven by a 68-year-old man from Filer, was parked on the westbound shoulder. He attempted to merge onto I84 where the two trucks collided.

The 68-year-old man was transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital.

Traffic on I84 was blocked for approximately four and a half hours, allowing emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

Idaho State Police was assisted at the scene by the Jerome County Sheriff's Office, First Surrogate Fire, Magic Valley Paramedics, and Idaho Transportation Department.

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