Around 4:25 p.m. on Saturday afternoon Boise Police responded to an injury crash at the intersection of N. Orchard and W. Fairview Ave. A single vehicle was found crashed into a tree on the northeast corner of the intersection. The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle and he was taken to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. No one else was injured in the crash. The Ada County Coroner will release the deceased driver’s identity pending notification of next of kin.
What Happened: A preliminary investigation indicates that the involved vehicle was traveling east on Fairview when it veered into the westbound lanes. The vehicle then continued through the intersection at Orchard at a high rate of speed before crashing into a tree on the northeast corner of the intersection. Boise Police Department detectives and a crash reconstruction team responded to the scene and an investigation is underway.