Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Elderly Man Serious Injured in Crash at Federal Way & Targee

   Boise, March 20, 2012, 1:24 p.m. - Boise Police are investigating a 2-car crash that was reported at 12:24 p.m. at S. Federal Way & W. Targee Street. An elderly man in his late 80's, the driver of a 4-door Honda Accord has been transported to the hospital with what appear to be life-threatening injuries.
 
   What Happened: Boise Police and Firefighters were called to the intersection of W. Targee and S. Federal Way at 12:24 p.m. Officers and firefighters arrived to find the driver of a 4-door Honda Accord seriously injured and trapped in his vehicle. Firefighters were able to extricate the man. He was taken to the hospital with what appear to be life-threatening injuries.
 
   Officers are still investigating what happened. Witnesses tell officers the elderly Honda driver was stopped at the stop sign on Targee then proceeded into traffic on S. Federal Way. He was hit by a Jeep SUV traveling eastbound with two woman inside. Both women were wearing seat belts. Neither were injured but were checked by firefighters and paramedics on scene.
 
   At this time, both center lanes of Federal Way remain restricted. In addition to patrol officers, detectives and BPD crash reconstruction experts continue to investigate.