A fatal accident took place in Idaho, Thursday August 30, at approximately 3:46 pm according to Idaho State Police. A maroon Mazda protégé and a red Ford focus crashed on Interstate 84 east near mile post 134.5 in Gooding County.
The maroon Mazda was on the median side partially on the lane of travel. The red Ford was traveling east while it rear ended the stationary vehicle causing the Mazda to go down into the median and the Ford to roll and land on its side, reports a local radio.
The injured were transported by air and ground ambulance. Two of the passengers succumbed to their injuries right on the crash scene. The deceased are identified as Sha Bahadur’s wife and his second son.
According to the family source, the Mazda protégé is owned by Sha Bahadur Darjee (Kancha Damai), originally from Lalai block of Sarpang district in Bhutan. The Darjee family of five was relocated in Twin Falls a year ago from Goldhap Camp.
At the time of crash, the car was driven by his eldest son, Kamal. The family was returning from Boise after completing their fingerprints for Green Card application. Sha Bdr and his youngest son were air lifted to St. Alphonsus hospital in Boise. It is learnt that Sha Bdr’s condition is critical at this hour while his youngest son’s condition is stable. Kamal, who got out of the car to inspect flat tire at the time of this incident, has suffered minor injury.
East bound Interstate 84 was blocked for approximately two and a half hours.
With inputs from Deo Thapa from Twin Falls city.