Semi and Passenger Vehicle Collision Close Portion Of Highway 50 Near Freeway Interchange


By Paul Johnson

Jerome, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - State Highway 50 near the Oasis Stop and Go Truck stop was partially blocked after a passenger vehicle became trapped under a semi trailer. The Idaho State police say the accident happened just before 8 this Tuesday morning. Juan Dominguez, 68 of Rupert, was driving a 2011 Freightliner with a trailer. Dominic Caldarella, 26 of Burley was driving a 1997 Chrysler LHS, travelling westbound on State Highway 50. Dominguez was pulling out of the Oasis Parking lot, turning eastbound on to State Highway 50 when he failed to yield to Caldarella who struck the side of the Dominguez vehicle. Both westbound lanes of state Highway 50 were blocked for about 2 hours. No one was transported for medical assistance, according to the Idaho State Police.

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