Update: Traffic Slowed Near Mountain Home Due To Vehicle Accident


By Paul Johnson

Elmore County, Idaho (KMVT-TV) Highway I 84 has
Reopened after a rollover accident shut down both lanes.
It happened around 4 this afternoon..
All four passengers were ejected from the vehicle.
Three were life flighted.
Their condition is unknown at this time.
Westbound traffic on I-84 near Mountain Home was slowed due to a one vehicle rollover. Authorities say the call for help came in about 12:45 this afternoon. The driver of a car traveling eastbound, lost control of her vehicle causing it to roll, ending up in the westbound lanes of traffic just past milepost 98. Life flight and an extrication crew were dispatched to the scene. Westbound motorists are encouraged to use exit 99 to avoid the accident. At this time authorities say they are not sure why the female driver lost control and it’s not known the extent of her injuries. Officials hope to have the roadway cleared by mid afternoon today. The female driver was sent to a Boise hospital for treatment.

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