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Semi Truck Carrying Tortillas Crashes on I-84

Posted on Jul 09, 2014

Tortilla truck crash blocks interstate near Middleton


MIDDLETON - Idaho State Police report an accident on eastbound Interstate 84 involving a commercial motor vehicle truck and trailer between the exits of Sand Hollow Road and Middleton Road that occurred Wednesday morning at approximately 6:40 a.m. The Idaho State Police are investing the cause of the collision which resulted in the tractor/trailer flipping onto its side. Traffic is blocked this morning and being diverted on to Old Highway 30 around the crash site. It will take until approximately 1 p.m. for the tow truck to set the truck and trailer upright to tow the vehicle from the scene. The Idaho Transportation Department reports that the trailer was filled with tortillas which are very heavy and must be unloaded from the trailer before the tractor/trailer can be removed from the scene of the collision. The truck driver is reported to have sustained minor injuries as a result of the crash.

If you or a loved one have been injured due to a collision involving a semi-truck or trailer, you should seek counsel with an experienced Idaho personal injury and trucking accident attorney. Boise Personal Injury and Trucking Accident Attorney Alan Morton has over 31 years of experience in helping victims of personal injury in Idaho learn about their legal rights and remedies. Mr. Morton may be reached telephonically to schedule a free initial consultation at 208.344.5555 or toll free at 888.716.8021 or via an online contact form. Mr. Morton would be happy to meet with you in a confidential setting at his office or your home, workplace, hospital or any other convenient location to discuss the facts of your case and provide you with information regarding your legal rights and remedies.

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Alan Morton
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