Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Crash on US20 Near Rexburg Injures One

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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: 05/28/2013 at 9:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On May 28, 2013, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash that occurred southbound on US20 at milepost 332, near Rexburg. Jose Alba Aguilar, age 59 of Idaho Falls, was traveling south in a 1996 Peterbilt commercial vehicle pulling a grain trailer. Efren Serrano, age 29 of Idaho Falls, was also traveling south in a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado. Traffic proceeded to slow and Serrano struck Alba Aguilar's trailer. Serrano was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

The occupants of both vehicles were wearing their seatbelts. The southbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately two hours. Idaho State Police was assisted by Madison County Sheriff's Office, Madison County Fire and EMS, and Rexburg Police Department. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.