Friday, October 18, 2013

Two vehicle crash on US26 and Ammon Rd near Idaho Falls

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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: 10/18/2013 5:35pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, October 18, 2013, at approximately 1:58 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a two -vehicle injury crash at the intersection of US26 and Ammon Road. Brian Wood, 38 of Idaho Falls, was traveling eastbound on US26 in an Idaho Falls Fire Dept ambulance when he entered the intersection with emergency lights and sirens activated. Ryan Wetzel, 33 of Idaho Falls, was traveling southbound on Ammon Road in a 2004 Toyota pickup and also entered the intersection where the vehicles collided.

Wetzel was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Wood and his passengers, Reed Rockwood, 28 of Idaho Falls and Jared Johnson, 24 of Idaho falls were all wearing their seatbelts. The lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 2 1/2 hours for the crash investigation. The crash is still under investigation at this time.