Police investigating hit-and-run crash on I-84

Posted at 7:09 AM, Oct 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-17 16:49:11-04

Idaho State Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that blocked I-84 for over an hour Monday night.

According to State Police, 44-year-old Costancio Rodriguez of Oregon was driving a semi pulling a flatbed trailer near Meridian when he was hit from behind by a Mazda. The car caught fire but, when police arrived on the scene -- the driver was not there.

Police say the Mazda was stolen.

The crash happened on eastbound I-84 near the Meridian Road exit.

Lanes were blocked while crews worked to put out the fire.