A person has died following a three-vehicle crash that occurred on eastbound I-84 west of Mountain Home, according to the Idaho State Police.
The incident occurred at 8:48 am at milepost 77.5 when a 2010 Toyota Tacoma that was headed westbound on I-84 left the roadway, crossed the median and entered the eastbound lanes.
The Toyota was hit by a semi-truck that was hauling tires and axles.
The semi-truck then jackknifed, and the cab came to rest in the median with the trailer blocking both eastbound lanes of I-84.
A different driver who was headed on westbound I-84 in a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado swerved to avoid tires that fell off the semi-truck, and entered the median where he stopped.
The driver of the Toyota died from his injuries at the scene of the crash. A passenger was transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center by ambulance.
A passenger in the Silverado was also transported to St. Alphonsus with unknown injuries..
All lanes of traffic were reopened by 11:45 am.
The victim has not been identified.
Crash on EB I-84 involved 3 vehicles, a semi & 2 vehicles. Unfortunately it is a fatality and 3 add'l people injured. Unknown time to clear.
— Idaho State Police (@IdahoStPolice) January 8, 2016