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Chain Reaction Accidents on I-84

Posted on Jul 27, 2014

Eight cars involved in I-84 crash

MERIDIAN - Idaho State Police report a pair of crashes involving a chain reaction accident of 8 vehicles traveling eastbound on Interstate 84 that occurred last Thursday evening just before 7 p.m.

Idaho State Police report that 40 yr old Leslie Friedley of Meridian had stopped in the far left land of eastbound traffic traveling on I-84 due to slowing traffic ahead when a driver behind him, 51 yr old, Belinda Jackson of Eagle crashed her vehicle into the rear end of into Ms. Friedley’s vehicle.

After the collision, traffic began to snarl behind the first crash when a second collision occurred that led to a pile up in the same area when 58 yr old Rodney K. Burks of Boise slowed to stop on the road and drivers 19 yr old Lane D. Larson of Boise, 18 yr old Ada J. Wright of Fruitland, 21 yr old Bailey N. Wilder of Boise and 59 ur old Mitchell B. Anderson of Herriman, UT stopped behind the Burk’s pickup truck.

Whereupon, 27 yr old Tarah Gilliland of Boise crashed into the back of Anderson’s SUV which caused Anderson’s SUV to catapult forward causing the chain reaction crash with each of the other vehicles in the front of it damaging all 6 vehicles. Gilliland and her passenger were taken to St. Luke’s Meridian Medical Center for treatment.

The crash remains under the investigation of the Idaho State Police.

If you or a loved one have been injured in an auto accident, you should have a consultation with an experienced personal injury auto accident trial lawyer. Boise Personal Injury and Auto Accident Trial Lawyer Alan Morton has over 31 years of experience in helping victims of auto accidents seek compensation for their injuries and damages. Mr. Morton can be reached at 208.344.5555 or toll free at 888.716.8021 or by completing an online contact form. Mr. Morton is available for a free initial consultation at his office or your home, workplace, hospital or any other convenient location to discuss the facts of your case and to help you better understand your legal rights and remedies.

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