Shortly before 2:30 this morning officers responded to the area of South Surprise Way and East Amity Road to a report of a crash. The officers approached a vehicle that was overturned off E. Amity Road with two people inside. The driver and passenger were declared deceased at the scene by paramedics. Preliminary information indicates that the crash occurred around 12:45 a.m. and that the crash knocked out power lines in the area. Crews from Idaho Power responded to take care of the downed lines.
The investigation into direction of travel and what caused the driver to crash remains ongoing by the BPD Violent Crimes Unit. The Ada County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the deceased pending notification of family members.