FATALITY(s) ACCIDENT ON BRUNEAU HIGHWAY

Monday, May 3, 2021

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - On Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 4:02 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash northbound on SH51 at mile marker 83, south of Mountain Home. The crash involved seven vehicles:

A 2002 Kenworth semi-truck pulling a semi-trailer, driven by Joseph M. Inglin, 24, of Grandview.

A 2018 Honda CRV, driven by Daniel M. Holland, 32 of Meridian. Holland's passengers were Lisa M. Holland, 34, of Meridian; Laurie A. Bloomquist, 38, of Portland, OR; and a juvenile.

A 2020 Nissan Pathfinder, driven by Tim Lusk, 60, of Puyallup, WA.

A 2010 Ford F150, driven by Isias Armenta Valdez, 39 of New Mexico.

A 1996 Dodge Ram 2500, driven by Douglas D. Meyer, 74, of Mountain Home.

A 2020 Ford F250, driven by Stephen A. Zandes, 34, of Mountain Home.

A 1996 Chevrolet Camaro, driven by Miguel A. Martinez Rosales, 23, of Mexico.

Daniel Holland, Armenda Valdez, Meyer, and Zandes were all transported to St. Luke's Elmore in Mountain Home. The juvenile was transported to St. Luke's in Boise. Lisa Holland and Laurie Bloomquist succumbed to their injuries at the scene. All occupants were wearing seatbelts.

Both lanes of travel on SH51 were blocked for four hours. The lanes have reopened.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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