Saturday, October 12, 2013

Crash near Hollister sends one to hospital

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 10/12/2013 6:10 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On October 12, 2013, at 12:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash on US93 at approximately milepost 27, in Hollister. Brandon Helsley, 33, of Twin Falls, was northbound on US93 in a 2000 Audi A6. Helsley swerved across the southbound lane, and drove into the parking lot of Country Haven General Store. He struck a rock, and the Audi overturned. Helsley's vehicle struck several concrete posts before coming to rest in the parking lot.

Helsley was not wearing a seatbelt. He was transported by air ambulance to St. Lukes Magic Valley Regional. He was later transferred to University of Utah hospital in Salt Lake City.