Troopers respond to approximately 11 crashes on I84 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Troopers respond to approximately 11 crashes on I84

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Idaho law enforcement agencies are asking drivers to take into account winter weather road conditions while behind the wheel.

Idaho State Police, Canyon County Sheriffs' Office, and the Nampa Police Department say they responded to approximately eleven collisions on Interstate 84 early Sunday morning.
According to troopers, two of the crashes involved Idaho State Police Cars.

An Idaho State Police trooper responded to a crash around midnight on westbound I84 when a driver slid into the patrol car. Troopers say no one was hurt.

About 20 minutes later, another trooper was investigating a crash on the right shoulder of westbound I84 when a Nissan Versa struck a Dodge Grand Caravan. Upon impact, troopers say the Nissan struck the guardrail and the back left corner of the unoccupied patrol car.

The driver of the Nissan, 36-year-old Rachel Carter, was taken into custody by Nampa Police Department for suspicion of driving under the influence. Troopers say the driver of the Caravan and the trooper on scene were not injured.

Idaho State Police ask that if you spot a drunk driver to please report it using their REDDI hotline by dialing *447 from your cellphone anywhere in Idaho. 

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