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10/13/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/13/2019 23:11

Final Update: Crash Blocking SH-16 near Emmett

News Release - Final Update: Crash Blocking SH-16 near Emmett

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax  (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release:  October 13, 2019  9:55 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Sunday, October 13, 2019, at 2:33 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash southbound on SH16 at mile marker 111, south of Emmett.

Karl R. Salskov, 76, of Emmett, was driving northbound on SH16 in a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country.  Salskov crossed the center line into the southbound lanes and struck a 2004 Mazda MZ3, driven by Aaron C. Lassen, 37, of Boise.  The Chrysler then struck a 2010 Chevrolet Traverse, driven by Brenda L. Stoner, 39, of Meridian.

Lassen was transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.  Both Lassen's passenger, Robin L. Clark, 43, of Emmett, and Salskov were transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus in Boise.  

All lanes of SH16 were blocked for three hours.

This crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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*** UPDATE 1 ***

Both the northbound and southbound lanes are open. 

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*** END UPDATE ***

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash on SH-16 at milepost 111, near Emmett.

Both the northbound and southbound lanes are currently blocked.

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