UPDATE: Deadly Crash on I-84 in Minidoka County
BURLEY, Idaho (KLIX)- A truck driver died after his semi hit an overpass early Friday morning near Burley. According to the Idaho Transportation Department the crash happened at around 5am at the 850 West overpass. The crash closed down the westbound lanes of the Interstate 84 and traffic is being routed through Paul back onto the freeway. Meanwhile 850 West Road is closed indefinitely. Authorities say the truck hit the median pillar of the overpass. No one else was injured or killed in the crash. The drivers identity has not been released.
MINIDOKA COUNTY, Idaho (KLIX)- Authorities are investigating a deadly crash in Minidoka County on I-84.According Idaho State Police says the crash happened on Interstate 84 near milepost 205.5, at the 850 West Road overpass in Minidoka County. Westbound lanes of traffic are blocked and travelers are being detoured off exit 208 into Paul and back to the Interstate. Travel to the East is still open.