09-27-10 State Street Crash turns Fatal
Boise, Sept. 27, 2010 - Boise Police
continue to investigate a head-on crash Sunday afternoon on State
Street in northwest Boise. The driver of one of the vehicles
involved has died.
What Happened: The driver of a Honda
Civic, a 53 year old man from Boise, headed westbound on State
Street at Lander St., drifted into oncoming eastbound traffic,
colliding a Dodge Dakota pick up head-on. The driver of the pick
up, a 54 year old man from Eagle was treated and released from a
local hospital following the collision. The driver of the Honda
died late last night. The Ada County Coroner is responsible for
releasing the names of deceased persons.
Investigating officers say at this time
it appears the Honda drivermayhave had a medical issue causing him
to drift outside his lane, however the cause of the crash remains
under active investigation.
Officers are asking anyone who may have
witnessed the crash who has not already talked to police to please
call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.
Boise Police Investigate North End Crashes
September 26, 2010
Boise Police responded to a major vehicle collision at State
and Lander streets this afternoon at approximately 3:30 pm.
Two vehicles were involved in that crash. One driver was
transported to St Alphonsus hospital with life-threatening
injuries. The Boise Police Crash Reconstruction Team is on
the scene attempting to determine the cause of the crash.
Additionally, Crime Scene Investigators and detectives are also on
Traffic in the area is congested due to the investigation and
driver's are encouraged to take alternate routes this
Additionally, at approximately 6pm, another crash was reported
about 1 mile from the original crash. This crash is unrelated
to the initial crash and occurred at Silver and Taft streets.
The second crash involved a bicyclist and a car. The
bicyclist (a female adult) was transported to the hospital with
non-life-threatening injuries. Officers are on that scene
investigating the cause of that crash. The driver of that
vehicle (an adult male) has been cited for causing the crash.
The Boise Police Department is encouraging drivers to slow
down and drive with caution on this busy weekend. The warm
weather has increased pedestrian, bicycle, motorcycle, and vehicle
traffic. Everyone is encouraged to share the road and drive
with courtesy. The BPD would like to remind drivers that
speed is the major contributing factor in most traffic
collisions. Slow down...Save lives.
Drivers in the State Street area can expect traffic
delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes this