Saturday, April 23, 2016

Injury Crash North of Preston

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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: 04/23/2016 3:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On April 23, 2016, at approximately 12:37 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle crash northbound on US 91 at milepost 10, just north of Preston. Ivan Jorgensen, 77, of Preston, was driving a 2000 GMC Sierra northbound on US 91. A 2011 Mazda 3, driven by Tazya Williams, 28, of Salt Lake City, Utah, and a 2014 Hyundai Sonata, driven by Kiel Reid, 26, of Smithfield, Utah, were stopped to wait for another vehicle turning left. Jorgensen struck the rear of Williams' vehicle, pushing the Mazda into the rear of Reid's vehicle.

The occupants in all three vehicles were wearing their seatbelts. Tazya Williams and her passenger, Tami Williams, were transported to Franklin County Medical Center via ground ambulance.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.