Monday, April 30, 2012

Injury Crash in Burley, ID

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 04/30/2012 at 6:30 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On April 30, 2012, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash at the intersection of 7th St. and Overland Ave., in Burley, ID. Dan K. Leigh, 66, of Twin Falls, ID, was traveling south on Overland Ave., in a 2007 Dodge Caravan. Tyann Searle, 21, of Burley, ID, was turning left from 7th St. onto northbound Overland Ave. in a 2006 Pontiac G6. Leigh failed to stop at a red stoplight, and crashed into the driver's side of Searle's vehicle.

Leigh, and his passenger, Linda F. Leigh, 61, of Twin Falls, ID, were transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley, ID. Neither drivers nor passengers in either vehicle were wearing seat belts.

Overland Ave. was restricted to one lane for approximately one hour and forty five minutes.