Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Crash Near New Plymouth Injures One

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Region 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford, Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 10/11/2011 11:15 pm
Contact: Trooper Boll

On Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 2:50 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash eastbound US30 at milepost 23, Elmore Road near New Plymouth. Wesley Jenkins, 57, of New Plymouth, was traveling eastbound on US30 in a 2003 Dodge pickup when he attempted to make a left turn onto Elmore Road. Brent Walker, 40, of Emmett, was also traveling eastbound on US30 in a 1999 dodge pickup. Walker failed to stop and rear-ended Jenkins causing Jenkin's vehicle to leave the road. Jenkins was transported by ambulance to the hospital where he was treated and released for his injuries.

This crash is still under investigation by Trooper Boll with assistance from Payette Police Department.


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