UPDATE: Three people sent to the hospital following accident on I-84
Idaho State Police are investigating what caused the crash
JEROME COUNTY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — (UPDATE 10:45 p.m.): Several people were sent to the hospital following a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 north of Kimberly.
Idaho State Police say a Georgia man was driving a Ford transit van when he slowed for traffic. A Kenworth semi hauling potatoes driven by a 60-year-old Burley man rear-ended a BMW and the BMW, driven by a 74-year-old Burley man, rear-ended the Ford.
The Kenworth rolled, spilling potatoes onto the roadway.
The driver of the Ford was air-lifted to the hospital, while the other drivers rode in a ground ambulance.
The eastbound I-84 exit at 182 was blocked for approximately 6.5 hours.
(ORIGINAL STORY): There was a three-vehicle accident at about 2:20 P.M. Wednesday near exit 182 on eastbound Interstate 84.
The accident involved a harvest truck carrying potatoes, an Amazon delivery truck and a BMW. The harvest truck rolled and ended up on the south side of the interstate along with the Amazon delivery truck.
It’s not known how the accident happened, but we do know that the accident had backed up traffic.
It’s also unknown if the occupants of the vehicles were injured in the pile up.
Idaho State Police are investigating, and we’ll have an update as soon as more information is available.
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