Monday, October 10, 2011

Two vehicle injury crash on SH33 in Madison county

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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: 10/10/2011 10:15 pm
Contact: Corporal Goody

On Monday, October 10, 2011 at approximately 6:06 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash on 8000 East, near SH33 in Madison county. Renee Wood, 38 of Newdale, was traveling northbound on 8000 East in a 2006 Ford Expedition. Karen Parker, 76 of Teton City was in a 2008 Chevy pickup and was also traveling northbound on 8000 East. Wood rear ended Parker causing her to spin out and roll the vehicle into a nearby field. Wood continued northbound on 8000 East and almost hit another vehicle head on and veered off to the east side of the highway into a field. Wood continued driving through the field, she then struck a ditch and crossed over SH33. Wood landed in a field on the northside of the highway and then proceeded to cross 8000 East striking a tree on the westside of 8000 East coming to a stop.
Both drivers were transported to Madison Memorial Hospital by ground ambulance for minor injuries. Unknown if either driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Corporal Goody was assisted by Corporal Coverley and Madison County Sheriff's Office, Madison county emergency personnel. The lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 15 minutes.
The cause of crash is still under investigation at this time.