Monday, December 26, 2011

Single Vehicle Injury Crash in Jefferson 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: 12/26/11 11:00 p.m.
Contact: Sr. Trooper Lenda

On December 26, 2011, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle, rollover crash on 160th East, north of County Line Road, in Jefferson County. Scott A. Boster, 40 of Ririe, was traveling north on 160th East in a 1973 Chevrolet pickup when he drove off the right should of the roadway. Boster's vehicle drove off the edge of a canal, becoming airborne before striking the opposite canal bank and rolling several times. Boster was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center by Idaho Falls Fire Department. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash.

Sr. Trooper Lenda was assisted by Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and the Ririe QRU.