Saturday, February 7, 2015

Crash on US30 near Mccammon *Final Update*

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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: 02/07/2015 2:30 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

******Final Update******

On February 6, 2015, at 11:30 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash on US Highway 30 at milepost 363, east of McCammon.

Derick Hernandez, 31, of Blackfoot, was driving westbound in a 2001 Ford Mustang. Meghan Smith, 31, of West Valley, Utah, was driving eastbound in a 2008 Toyota Yaris. Hernandez' vehicle swerved from the far right lane across three lanes, where it was struck on the passenger side by the Yaris.

Hernandez' passenger, Shaidawn Beletso, 20, of Blackfoot, was transported via air ambulance to Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello. Hernandez, Smith and Smith's passenger, Jacob Jackson, 31, of West Valley, Utah, were all transported via ground ambulance. Smith and Jackson were wearing seatbelts; Hernandez and Beletso were not.

The road was blocked for almost three hours while crew worked to clear the scene. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.



**original release**

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two-vehicle crash eastbound US30 at milepost 363, east of McCammon. Lanes are currently blocked. Drivers are urged to use caution in this area.