Authorities identify adults involved in I84 accident near Bliss


By KMVT News Staff

Twin Falls, Idaho - Idaho State Police have identified the two adults involved in Monday’s one vehicle roll over west of Bliss.

About 3:30 Monday afternoon, 40 year old James Richard Brinkerhoff of Boise was driving a white ford excursion east bound on Interstate 84; he attempted to pass another vehicle and almost collided with it near mile post 134, three miles west of the West Bliss Exit.

Brinkerhoff lost control of his vehicle, which went into the median and rolled ejecting three of the five occupants.

Karen Brinkerhoff was ejected and taken by life flight to Saint Alphonsus in Boise where she is listed in critical condition.

The four other occupants were taken by ambulance to Gooding County Memorial Hospital; two of them were treated and released, while the other two were taken to Saint Al's in Boise.

ISP is still investigating the crash.

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