Freeway Near Wendell Re-opened Following Accident


By Paul Johnson

UPDATE: 11:15AM Idaho State Police say the roadway is open and traffic is flowing normally. Police say Ralph A. Lepore, 23 of Boise was traveling westbound on I-84 in a 2000 GMC Sierra when he went off the road and into the median. Lepore over corrected and the vehicle traveled back into the lane of travel. He over corrected again, where the vehicle rolled. He was taken to the hospital in Twin Falls. His condition is not known. Police are continuing their investigation as to what caused the car to roll over.

Wendell, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Idaho State Police are investigating a one vehicle rollover that has completely blocked the eastbound lanes. The accident just outside of Wendell near milepost 161 happened just after 9 am this Monday morning. The extent of injuries is not known, although it’s believed there may be two victims. Motorists should consider an alternate route.

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