Sunday, February 27, 2011

One Vehicle Rollover Injures One

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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: 2-27-2011 4:30am

Contact: Sgt M. Crain

On Sunday, February 27, 2011, at 1:30am, the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle rollover on US20 at exit 307 in Idaho Falls. Tyson Johnston, from Ammon, driving a black 2002 Ford Excursion, was entering US Highway 20 off of Lindsay Blvd. Due to excessive speeds, Johnston was unable to negotiate the corner. The vehicle went into a broad slide, hit a concrete divider and rolled. Johnston was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance with injuries. His passenger, Robert Hannon, from Idaho Falls, was not injured. It is unknown if seat belts were worn. Alcohol was a factor in the crash. The crash is under investigation by Sgt. M. Crain and assisted by the Idaho Falls Police Department.