Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Semi Hits a School Bus East of Cambridge

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

For Immediate Release: 03/11/2024 03:12 A.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a crash involving a school bus that occurred on Monday March 11th, 2024, at approximately 4:52 p.m. northbound on US95 at milepost 115 in Washington County.

A 67-year-old male from Midvale, was traveling northbound on US95 in a 2016 school bus, transporting two juveniles. While the bus was temporarily stopped for unloading, it was struck from behind by a 2024 Peterbilt semi-truck and trailer being driven by a 56-year-old male from Stites. The school bus overturned and both vehicles came to rest in the roadway.

The drivers of the school bus and semi-truck were transported via ground ambulance to a local hospital. The two juveniles were transported via personal vehicle to a local hospital.

The highway was completely blocked for approximately five hours.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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