Sunday, November 25, 2012

Injury Crash After Pursuit in Fort Hall

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 11/25/2012 8:00am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On November 25, 2012 at 3:46am, Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle rollover crash resulting from a Fort Hall Police Department pursuit.

A 2003 Honda Accord, being driven by Tazzie J. Edmo, 32 of Pocatello, was reported stolen around 2:49am. When Fort Hall Police Department located the vehicle and attempted to make a traffic stop, a pursuit began. Edmo crashed the vehicle at the intersection of Sheepskin Road and Rio Vista Road in Fort Hall.

Edmo was not wearing her seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. She was transported by Portneuf Life Flight to Portneuf Medical Center. Edmo's passenger, Jonathan J. Ish Jr., 31 of Fort Hall, was transported by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial Hospital and was later taken into custody by Fort Hall Police Department. Ish was wearing his seatbelt. Alcohol was involved.

This crash is still under investigation by Idaho State Police.