Tammy Moats Killed, Others Injured in Multi-Truck Accident on I-84 in Boise, ID
UPDATE (August 30, 2023): Recent reports have identified the woman killed in the truck accident as 52-year-old Tammy Moats. Right now, additional details about the accident are still under investigation.
Boise, ID — August 26, 2023, one person was killed and others were injured following a multi-truck accident around noon along I-84.
Statements from the Idaho State Police indicate lanes along eastbound I-84 were shut down at Exit 52 for North Orchard Street at approximately 12:04 p.m.
Right now, exact factors contributing to the crash are still under investigations. Details suggest that traffic on eastbound lanes came to a stop due to a prior accident. As traffic was slowed, it appears a Freightliner box truck rear-ended a Nissan Sentra, pushing it into multiple other commercial trucks and a GMC Yukon.
As a result of the crash, a woman said to be in her 50s riding in the Nissan sustained fatal injuries. The 36-year-old Tacoma woman reportedly driving the Nissan had apparently serious injuries. A man from the Nissan and occupants of the GMC reportedly had injuries, as well.
Right now, no further information about the crash is available. Investigations are ongoing.