Skip to comments.UPDATE: Four injured in I-84 crash near Burley (work zone mayhem)
Posted on 11/16/2018 8:16:10 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
BURLEY A multiple-vehicle crash sent four people to Idaho hospitals Oct. 30 east of Burley.
Idaho State Police investigated the crash just before 3 p.m. on westbound Interstate 84 near the Interstate 86 junction. The crash included a truck and two semi-trailers, blocking eastbound and westbound lanes for two-and-a-half hours.
John Greigg, 31, of Sonoma, Calif., was driving a 2018 Ford F250 east on I-84 near milepost 221.5. Kolton King, 49, of Layton, Utah, was driving west on I-84 in a 2017 Freightliner commercial vehicle pulling two trailers. Greigg attempted to make a U-turn from the eastbound lane of travel to the westbound lane of travel in a two-lane construction zone. His pickup was struck by Kings Freightliner, sending the Ford off the interstate onto the westbound shoulder.
The Freightliner and one trailer rolled and also came to rest on the westbound shoulder. The second trailer King was towing came unhooked and entered the eastbound lane of travel, striking a 2018 Peterbilt commercial vehicle, driven by Rodney Parshall, 49, of Park Hill, Mo.
The second trailer then overturned, blocking both eastbound and westbound lanes. The Peterbilt came to rest on the right shoulder.
Greigg was flown to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. King, Parshall, and his passenger Samantha Parshall, 46, also of Park Hill, were driven by ambulance to Cassia Regional Hospital in Burley.
As of Wednesday afternoon, Greigg and King had been treated and released. The conditions of the other people were unknown.
The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.
Completely avoidable tragedy.
Greigg should be jailed and prosecuted for being a dumb a**.
I could never figure out why there are two unrelated I-84s. Did they run out of two digit even numbers?
Yes. In fact, that’s a Dumb*** Hall of Fame move.
The western I-84 used to be I-80N.
The construction at that exchange is a mess. We have driven it 4 times since they started construction. If youre not paying attention you miss the turn-off to go to Utah. People arent willing to drive all the way around Pocatello, so they do a u-turn. They are lazy & crazy & not paying attention in the very first place.
I’m sure he was charged. If not, I want to know why he wasn’t.
Guy from California, crossing illegally. Honkey see, honkey do.
Except conservatives who are caught in Calif., I have a real dislike for Californians in general. If only they’d stay there.
“Completely avoidable tragedy.”
One idiot created one he’ll of a mess.
Fortunately no one has died....yet.
The creator of this mayhem should be barred from driving for life.
Before I got to the details, I was guessing the pickup was the cause. Some seem to think their pickups are bullet proof
They are closely related to the people who think a 4x4 can’t hydroplane, skid on ice or slide in snow.
4 x 0 = 0
Its basic traction math that is beyond many.
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