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Officials clear semi-truck crash that blocked I-84 for several hours

I84 crash on Sept 19, 2023
Posted at 3:35 PM, Sep 19, 2023

BOISE, Idaho — UPDATE: After hours of closure, officials have reopened all lanes of traffic as of 7:52 p.m.

Officials on the scene understand that the accident involved two trucks, a black pickup truck towing a 15-ft. gravel trailer and a semi-truck. Reports are clarifying that the black pickup lost control of the cab, at which point the semi collided with it. No injuries have been reported at this time.


A major crash is blocking all eastbound lanes on I-84 in Meridian.

Emergency vehicles are at the scene of a semi-truck crash at the Meridian exit where diesel has also spilled onto the roadway. Traffic cameras show vehicles along the interstate already backing up for miles, as of 3:30 p.m.

I-84 will be closed for several hours between the Meridian and Eagle exits

The Ada County Highway District says in a post on X, formerly Twitter, that I-84 is expected to be closed for several hours between the Meridian and Eagle exits while crews clear the roadway.

This is a developing story, and we'll update once we learn more.