A young Idaho woman died in a car accident near Lake Lowell early Wednesday morning, according to Idaho police.
According to the ISP, shortly after 3:30 am, Nampa’s Orquidia Martinez, 19, got off the right shoulder of Lakeshore Drive and rolled the 2004 Toyota Camry. Another Nampa passenger, Jacqueline Padron, 18, was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown out of the car. She died on the scene, police said.
Martinez was taken by ambulance to the St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Police did not report his condition.
Two other passengers in the car, 18-year-old Jose Garcia of Nampa and a boy, were treated and released on the scene. Lakeshore Drive was closed on Wednesday morning for about four hours while the accident was being investigated.
Padron is at least the fourth teenager or boy who died in a car accident in the Boise area in recent weeks.Catherine Law (19 years old) Killed on May 21 When she ran off the road in Gem County. The baby died in early May after an accident near the mountain home. Three people died, including Kuna city officials.. In late April, boy passengers Killed north of Clauch After the driver lost control of the rolling SUV, police said.
Like Padron, a boy who died in a car crash near Crouch did not wear a seatbelt.