3 children, six adults injured in Nampa crash

July 8, 2013 

— A two-car collision sent multiple people to area hospitals Sunday night, according to the Idaho State Police.

Police said Kayla Bartrop, 18, of Marsing, was driving a van west on Orchard Avenue when she failed to yield at the Lake Avenue intersection. Bartrop collided with a pickup truck driven by Randell Romans, 54, of Nampa, in the intersection.

Bartrop and a child in the van were taken by ambulance to St. Luke’s in Nampa. Another passenger, 40-year-old Krisa L. Petrowske of Marsing, was transported to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

Passengers in Romans' truck included Nampa residents Sarah N. Defur, 31; Thomas E. Defur, 32; Pamela K. Romans, 56; and two children, police said.

The children, along with Sarah and Thomas Defur, were taken to St. Luke’s in Boise. Randell Romans was transported to St. Luke’s in Nampa, and Pamela Romans was transported to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

Police said that everyone in both cars was wearing a seatbelt. The crash remains under investigation.

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