Police probe car crash into crowd
BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) —
Boise Police are using two officers trained to recreate crashes to investigate Saturday's the crash on Overland Road, that injured 11 people. They were on scene Saturday doing measurements and calculations.
The investigation also includes talking to witnesses, reviewing videos, and collecting data and measurements from the crash site.
It's all to make a determination of what caused the car to jump onto the sidewalk and into the crowd.
Are officers at a point where they can say what may have caused the crash?
"Not positively," said Lt. Charlie Lebar. "But from the investigation that they are doing, I guess it would be based on the videos that have gone around, the car was going too fast. Whether it was a mechanical failure or an issue with the driver, I don't know."
The lieutenant says in his 16 years on the force, he's never seen anything quite like this crash in the sense of a single car, a 2016 Porsche Spyder, striking so many people at one time .
When their report is finished, it will be sent to the Boise City Prosecutor's Office.