Hummer Hits Ford T-Bird, Two Sent to Hospital in Western Idaho
PAYETTE COUNTY, Idaho (KLIX)- According to an Idaho State Press release on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at 7:25 am, troopers investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash on I-84 at milepost 12, west of the Black Canyon exit in Payette County.
Oscar Cisneros, 20, of New Plymouth, was driving westbound in a 2007 Hummer H3. Ronald Dietzler, 80, of Meridian, was also westbound, in a 1959 Ford Thunderbird. The Hummer struck the Ford on the driver's side. Both vehicles went into the median and rolled. The Hummer came to rest in the left lane of the eastbound side of I-84 and the Ford came to rest in the median.
Cisneros was transported via ground ambulance to St. Lukes Clinic in Fruitland. Dietzler was transported via ground ambulance to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.
The eastbound lane was partially blocked for four hours while crews worked to clear the scene.
The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.