3 Accidents and 2 Deaths in 2 Days on Idaho Roads
In 2 days, ISP responded to 3 serious accidents, 2 with fatalities.
A crash on December 4th in Jefferson County has Idaho State Police investigating. The crash occurred just after 7 AM on SH33.
A 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling eastbound on SH33. A 2018 Volvo semi-truck hauling a trailer was traveling westbound on SH33. The Chevrolet crossed the center line where it struck the Volvo head on.
The 23-year-old driver of the Chevrolet was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene. The driver of the semi-truck was wearing a seatbelt and was transported to a local hospital. The road was blocked for 3 hours until the scene was cleared.
On December 5th, ISP responded to 2 accidents.
At about 4:30 PM on US20 North of St. Anthony, ISP responded to an accident.
A 66-year-old woman, from Saint Anthony, was traveling South on 2600 East, in a Kia Sorento. A 64-year-old man from Billings, Montana, was traveling eastbound on US20, in a Kenworth Tractor.
The driver of the Kia Sorento failed to yield to the stop sign and the vehicles collided.
The driver of the Kia was not wearing a seat belt and was transported to a local hospital via ground ambulance. The driver of the tractor was wearing a seat belt and was not transported. After 3 hours, the southbound lane of US20 was reopened.
In Caldwell, just before 5 PM, ISP responded to a crash involving a pedestrian.
A 70-year-old male from Caldwell was walking eastbound on the north side of Cirrus Dr. and attempted to cross the street at the intersection of Moosehorn Way. A 38-year-old female from Meridian was driving eastbound on Cirrus Dr. in a 2003 Honda Odyssey. The driver made a left turn onto Moosehorn way and struck the pedestrian.
The 70-year-old male succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Emergency responders assisted the persons involved and cleared the scene after about 3 hours.
All incidents are under investigation by the Idaho State Police.
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