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Head-on Collision in Elmore County

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

For Immediate Release: 1/7/2024 at 1:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 6:24 p.m. westbound Interstate 84 at milepost 77, west of Mountain Home.

A 19-year-old male was driving a 2007 Saturn Aura eastbound on Interstate 84. A 57-year-old male Fish and Game Conservation Officer was driving westbound on Interstate 84 in a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado towing a boat. The Saturn crossed the median and made contact head-on with the Silverado in the westbound lanes.

The driver of the Saturn was transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital. He was wearing a seat-belt.

The Fish and Game Officer in the Chevrolet was not transported. He was wearing a seat-belt.

The lanes were blocked for just over four hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved and to clear the lanes.

This remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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