Three Injured in I-84 Crash South of Malta
Burley, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Three people from the Burley/Rupert area were injured Wednesday morning. The accident around 9:20 a.m. happened along Interstate I-84 three miles west of the Juniper Road exit. Stanley Walter, 77 of Burley, was traveling east in a Honda Odyssey.
The car went off the left shoulder, hit the guardrail and went into the median. The vehicle rolled and continued across the westbound lanes, where it came to rest partially in the right lane of westbound travel. Stanley and his passenger, Alice Walter, 73, of Burley, were transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley.
Another passenger, Deborah Hopkins, 54, of Rupert, was transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. All three occupants were wearing their seatbelts. The right lane of I-84 was blocked for three hours while police and emergency crews worked to clear the scene. The crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.