Crash Near Wendell Slows Interstate Traffic
WENDELL, Idaho (Press Release)-On April 7, 2016, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle property damage crash eastbound Interstate 84 at milepost 146, west of Wendell, ID.
Heather Young, age 20, of Logan, UT, was traveling eastbound in a 2005 Chevrolet Classic. Young's vehicle swerved off the right shoulder, came back on the roadway, then sideswiped a 2015 Freightliner commercial vehicle pulling a single trailer, driven by Gregory Vance, age 56, of Port Charlotte, FL. Young's vehicle came to rest after striking the concrete barrier on the median.
The left eastbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately two hours while crews worked to clear the scene. Seatbelts were worn by the drivers of both vehicles. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.