Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, January 29, 2010

Car Crash send 2 to the Hospital

01-29-10 4 Car Crash send 2 to the Hospital
   Boise, Jan 29, 2010 -Boise Police are now clearing the scene of a four-car crash at W. Victory Rd. and S. Trabuco Ave. (between S. Cole & Maple Grove) Two people were hospitalized after the crash. Officers say their injuries appear serious.
 
   What Happened:The preliminary investigation shows a commercial vehicle pick up truck headed eastbound on Victory rear-ended a Hyundai sedan. The Hyundai swerved into oncoming traffic, glancing off a small SUV and hitting a Honda Accord head-on. The driver's of the two vehicles involved in the head-on impact remain hospitalized.
 
   The collision occurred at approx. 3:20 p.m. Traffic was blocked on westbound Victory for more approx. 90 minutes while Boise Police accident reconstructionists pieced together evidence from the collision.
 
   The collision remains under investigation. No citation have yet been issued, but officers do expect criminal charges.