Sunday, November 25, 2012

One Vehicle Rollover crash on State Highway 33 Near Sage Junction

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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: 11/25/12 11:35 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On November 25, 2012, at approximately 8:27 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle rollover crash west on State Highway 33 near milepost 56 near Sage Junction in Jefferson County.

Jose Carrasco-Rosales, 59 of Terreton, was driving west on State Highway 33 near milepost 56 in his 2003 Dodge Caravan. Carrasco-Rosales drove through slush on the roadway and lost control of the vehicle. Jose Carrasco-Rosales drove off the left shoulder of the road, where the vehicle rolled onto its side. Jose Carrasco-Rosales' passenger, Carmen Carrasco, 56 of Terreton, was ejected from the vehicle. Carmen Carrasco was transported by Air Idaho Rescue to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Jose Carrasco-Rosales was wearing his seat belt. Carmen Carrasco had her seatbelt on, but it was not worn properly.

Idaho State Police was assisted by the Mud Lake QRU and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. This crash is still under investigation by Idaho State Police.