Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Minor Injury Crash Idaho Falls

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer

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

For Immediate Release: 06/21/2011 08:46pm
Contact: Corporal Barnes

On Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at approximately 4:27pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash on US Highway 26 near mile post 340 near Idaho Falls. Kelly Hodges, 51 from Rigby, was traveling westbound on US26 in a 2001 Ford Focus. Hodges was stopped in traffic to make a left turn on 45th East from US26 when she was rear ended by Lindsey Reese, 23 of Idaho Falls, in a 1996 Ford Escort. Reese and her child Bostyn were transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance. Hodges was not transported but her passengers Jennifer and Hailey Hodges were transported to EIRMC as well. All occupants involved were wearing seat belts or in their car seats. Alcohol is not a factor in this crash. Occupants transported were treated for minor injuries.

This crash is still under investigation by Corporal Barnes with assistance from Corporal V. Cox, Corporal Bivins, and Bonneville County.