Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, November 17, 2008

11-17-08 Collision Update

11-17-08 Collision Update
    Boise, Nov. 17, 2008 - A collision between two vehicles that sent three children to the hospital remains under investigation by Boise Police.
      Updates today:
  •       The children involved are from the same family, from Caldwell, and were riding in a Chevy Suburban that landed on it's roof following the collision. At this time, two of the children, ages 5 and 7 remain hospitalized. A 2 year old was treated and released.
  •       The 5 and 7 year old children were wearing seat belts, the 2 year old was restrained in a car seat.
  •       Neither driver has been cited at this time. The investigation continues.
 
Background:
      Friday, Nov. 14 at approx. 4;30 p.m., two vehicles collided at the intersection of Five Mile and Franklin. Investigating officers say the Suburban, carrying the children with their father driving, was eastbound on Franklin, turning north on Five Mile. The second vehicle was a pick up truck driven by a Middleton man headed westbound through the intersection on Franklin.  
      Again, the investigation into the cause of the collision continues.
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