Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Crash near St. Anthony injures two

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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: 11/21/12 7:15 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at 4:10 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash on US Highway 20 near milepost 344 in Fremont County, one mile south of St. Anthony. Vanessa Hawkes, 19 of Sugar City, was northbound on US20 in a Chevrolet Suburban. Antonia Sermiento, 60 of St. Anthony, was stopped in a Buick Park Avenue facing west on 400 N, waiting to turn south onto US20. Sermiento pulled out in front of Hawkes, whose Suburban then struck the Buick which came to rest on the eastbound shoulder. The Suburban continued into the median.

Antonia Sermiento was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Hawkes was transported by ground ambulance to Madison Memorial. The crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police. ISP was assisted by Fremont County Sheriff's Office.