Sunday, April 15, 2012

Injury Crash in Roberts Idaho

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

For Immediate Release: 04/15/12 01:05
Contact: Trooper Oswald

On April 14, 2012 at 5:30pm, Idaho State Police responded to an injury crash at 2880 W Front street in Roberts, ID .

Carmen Soto-Melchor, 23 years of age, was traveling eastbound on 627 N Market Lake, in Roberts ID, when she failed to stop at a stop sign. Soto-Melchor made a left turn at the intersection and continued north on 2880 E West Front Street, pulling out in front of 4 motorcycles that were headed southbound on 2800 E West Front Street. All 4 motorcycles had to apply brakes to avoid striking Soto-Melchor. To avoid contact with Soto-Melchor, the lead motorcycle, driven by Daniel Brown, 23 years of age, with passenger Karissa Brown, 25 years of age, laid the motorcycle on its side. Both riders were ejected from the motorcycle. Karissa Brown was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center with non-serious injuries. Daniel was not injured.

The crash was investigated by Trooper Oswald and assisted by Trooper Peeples and the Jefferson County Sheriffs Department.