UPDATE: Police Respond to Crash on I-84
UPDATE FROM ISP:
At approximately 5:08 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle crash, eastbound on I84 near milepost 217, east of Burley.
Lionel Vaughan, 58, of Arimo, was stopped with traffic in the left eastbound lane, in a 2004 Peterbuilt straight truck, due to backed up traffic.
Woody Clifford, 54, of Idaho Falls, was traveling eastbound, in a 2016 Jeep Patriot. Clifford failed to stop and rear-ended Vaughan's vehicle. Clifford was then rear-ended by Troy Degraff, 42, of Folsom, CA, who was driving a 2005 Toyota van. Vaughan's vehicle was pushed into the median. Clifford's vehicle overturned and caught fire. Degraff's vehicle also overturned.
Clifford succumbed to his injuries on scene. Degraff and his five passengers were transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Hospital in Burley. Vaughan was not transported. All subjects were wearing seatbelts.
This crash is still being investigated by Idaho State Police
DECLO, Idaho (KLIX) – Idaho State Police says there is a crash that is blocking the eastbound lanes in the construction zone on Interstate 84.
The crash is reported at milepost 222. Traffic was diverted for a short time to the westbound lanes, but ISP said a little after 5 p.m. that all lanes have reopened.
Information will be updated as it becomes available.