Multiple vehicle accident closes I-84 near Caldwell


By Paul Johnson

BOISE, IDAHO (KMVT-TV) Police say that a car crash on I-84 near Caldwell ended up being the cause of a chain reaction crash that involved six vehicles. Idaho State Police say that at about 8:53 this morning, they were called out to I-84 Mile Post 1.5 which is just east of the Franklin exit. Lillian Hale, 42 of Caldwell, was traveling eastbound on I184 in a white Volvo V70 when she had to stop for traffic due to a crash further ahead around milepost 3. Christina Sipher, 22 of Meridian, was unable to stop her white Ford Ranger and rear ended Hale. Jerry Hughes, 44 of Nampa, was driving a black Jeep Wrangler and rear ended Sipher. Jackie Burgess, 68 of Meridian, collided with Hughes causing the black Jeep to spin in to the left lane. Burgess was driving a grey Lincoln Town. Pamela Halvorson, 64 of Meridian, was traveling in her grey Saturn Ion and side swiped Burgess's grey Lincoln Town and collided with the black Jeep as well. Alanna Moore, 29 of Nampa, was in the left most lane when she struck the black Jeep as it spun in front of her. Moore was driving a grey Toyota Prius.

All parties involved where were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash. Burgess and Halvorson were transported by ground ambulance to St Alphonsus Regional Medical Center for minor injuries. Moore is pregnant and was transported as a precaution. At the time of the crash it was raining and the road was wet.

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