Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Extrication Required after Crash at Curtis & Plymouth

March 1, 2014 - 9:00 p.m. - Boise Police say both drivers have been hospitalized after a crash this evening in the intersection at North Curtis Road and Plymouth Street. 

What Happened: Officers, firefighters and EMS were called to the scene at 6:47 p.m.  When they arrived they found two vehicles involved, each with a single occupant, the male drivers.

The driver of the 4 door Honda, a 20 year old man from Boise, required extrication. He is currently hospitalized with what officers have been told are serious injuries.

The driver of a Ford Expedition, a 37 year old man from Boise is also hospitalized. At this time, officers are unaware of the extent of his injuries.

The cars collided in the intersection with the Honda hitting the passenger side of the Expedition. The Expedition then hit a traffic signal and nearly hit a pedestrian waiting to cross the street with his dog.

Investigation: At this time officers say it appears the driver of the Expedition failed to yield to the Honda. The Expedition was which was traveling southbound on Curtis turning east onto Plymouth. The Honda was traveling northbound on Curtis. Officers believe alcohol may be involved.

No charges have yet been filed. The crash remains under investigation.

Traffic Impact: To allow for rescue operations and the investigation, officers closed Curtis Road to traffic for approximately one hour.