Friday, October 5, 2012

Two vehicle injury crash in Idaho Falls

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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: 10/06/2012 at 11:43 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, October 4, 2012 at approximately 8:02 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash at the intersection of Sunnyside and Yellowstone in Idaho Falls. Diane Wagoner, 71 of Idaho Falls, was travelling westbound on Sunnyside in a 1994 Chevrolet pickup. Garry Burke, 53 of Idaho Falls, was eastbound on Sunnyside in a 1995 Ford pickup. Burke attempted to turn left onto Yellowstone, turning in front of Wagoner, who collided with Burke's vehicle. Wagoner was transported to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance.

Both occupants were wearing their seatbelts. The westbound lanes of Sunnyside and the southbound lanes of Yellowstone were blocked for approximately one hour. The Idaho State Police was assisted by the Idaho Falls Police Department. This crash is still under investigation.