Sunday, September 12, 2010

Injury Crash on US26 near Ririe

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Idaho State Police
Region 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 09/12/2010 23:20
Contact: Trooper Hiebert

On Sunday, September 12, 2010, at approximately 4:46 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash at the intersection of US26 and 115th West, near Ririe, Idaho. John Schell, 46, and his passenger, Henry Schell, 9, both of Idaho Falls were traveling west on US26 in a green 2000 Chrysler Voyager. Nichole Tracy, 34, from Idaho Falls, driving a maroon 1987 Buick Century, failed to yield to Schell while turning left onto 115th West from US26, striking Schell's vehicle. John Schell was transported to Eastern Idaho Region Medical Center with serious injuries. His passenger, Henry Schell, was also transported to Eastern Idaho Medical Center where he was treated and released. Nichole Tracy and her passenger, Kerya Tracy, 13, also from Idaho Falls, refused medical treatment at the scene, and were later transported to Eastern Idaho Medical Center by private vehicle for minor injuries. John and Henry Schell were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. Nichole and Kerya Tracy were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. It is unknown at this time if alcohol or drugs were involved.

This crash is under investigation by Trooper Hiebert. Bonneville County Sheriff's Office assisted with traffic control.