A Caldwell man died and a 15-year-old who drove past a stop sign was injured when their vehicles collided around 7 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Homedale and Farmway roads, Idaho State police report.
Angel Camacho-Gonzalez, 29, was headed south on Farmway in a Pontiac Sunfire when the teen, driving a Ford Expedition, ran the stop sign and collided with the Pontiac, Idaho State Police report.
It was the second fatal crash at that intersection in about three weeks, and in both cases a driver reportedly failed to stop on Homedale before entering Farmway. On the night of March 30, three children died following a two-vehicle crash at Farmway and Homedale.
Camacho-Gonzales died at the scene Friday, and the juvenile driver was taken by ambulance to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell, ISP reports. Information on the teen’s injuries was not available Friday afternoon.
The fatal crash closed the intersection for more than four hours, forcing drivers to take alternate routes through the morning rush hour and beyond.
Both vehicles went off the roadway, according to an ISP news release. It is unclear whether either driver was wearing a seat belt, according to the release.
In last month’s fatal, the driver of a van failed to stop on Homedale Road and was hit by a pickup truck, Idaho State Police reported at the time. Three children, ages 3, 9 and 12, were riding in the van and died from their injuries.
The Idaho Transportation Department also responded to Farmway and Homedale early Friday.
The intersection has stop signs on Homedale Road, but not on Farmway.
From 2011-2015, there have been 10 crashes related to the intersection of Homedale and Farmway roads. Seven of the crashes were property damage only, one was a serious injury crash and two were visible injury crashes.
The 2016 report won't be out until this summer.