Semi Crash Sends 1 to Hospital
Posted on Sep 04, 2015
BOISE - At approximately 6:40 a.m. this morning, a truck driver driving a semi-truck trailer struck another car while changing lanes sending the other driver to a local hospital with injuries.
Police report that 37-yr-old Jason Day of Leonardville, Kansas was driving a semi truck trailer westbound on Interstate 84 near Cloverdale Road. Day was in the act of trying to change lanes when he struck a Hyundai Elantra operated by 35-yr-old Melissa Gayhart of Meridian, ID. The force of impact sent Gayhart to the hospital by ambulance, but the extent of Ms. Gayhart’s injuries are unknown.
The crash blocked traffic for two lanes for an hour and a half.
The crash is currently under investigation.
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