Monday, October 31, 2022

Crash Franklin RD Overpass in Caldwell

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

For Immediate Release: 10/31/2022 11:00 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police are investigating a vehicle vs electric bicycle collision that occurred at 3:52 p.m. on the Franklin RD overpass turning onto the on-ramp of eastbound I-84 in Canyon County.

A 43-year-old male, of Caldwell, was driving a 2007 Mazda 3 was traveling northbound on Franklin RD. A 51-year-old male, of Caldwell, was driving an electric bicycle southbound on the east side of Franklin RD. The bicyclist was traveling across the intersection when he was struck by the Mazda.

The male bicyclist was transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital. The bicyclist was not wearing a helmet; the driver of the Mazda was wearing a seat belt.

The eastbound on-ramp was blocked for approximately two hours and fifteen minutes while emergency responders worked to assist the driver, bicyclist, and clear the scene.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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