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6-vehicle, single fatality crash shuts down I-84 westbound for 5 hours near Burley

Multi-vehicle crash shuts down I-84 westbound.
Posted at 2:06 PM, May 16, 2024

Update: ITD reports that lanes are now open after a crash involving 6 vehicles and a semi-truck shut down I-84 westbound near Burley.

According to ISP, the accident on the roadway happened when a 60-year-old from Cleveland, Tennessee was driving a 2016 Freightliner semi-truck that failed to yield to slowing traffic in the construction zone near Heyburn.

The semi-truck struck 5 vehicles, including a 2017 Ford pickup driven by a 53-year-old man who died in the crash.

The accident closed the I-84 westbound for over five hours while emergency workers worked to assist those involved.

Original article:
ITD says a crash involving 6 vehicles and a semi-truck has shut down I-84 westbound near Burley. There is no estimated re-opening time.

The interstate is closed down between exits 211 and 216.

ITD says westbound traffic is backed up 6 miles. Eastbound traffic is open, but also backing up as drivers look at the crash and construction.

Check Idaho 511 for the latest updates.