Friday, May 20, 2016

Injury crash on US20 near Hitt Road

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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: 05/20/2016 7:35 pm.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday May 20, 2016, at approximately 4:28 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a four- vehicle injury crash on US20 near milepost 313, Hitt Road. Colton Schroeder, 19 of Blackfoot, was westbound in a 2008 Chevrolet pickup towing a trailer with a vehicle on it. The trailer came unhooked from the pickup and crossed through the median, striking a 2004 Chevrolet pickup on the eastbound lane, driven by Jeffry Andrews, 68 of Eatonville, Washington. Eaton's vehicle was rear-ended by a 2007 Nissan Versa, driven by Trevor Edwards, 38 of Rigby. The fourth vehicle, a 2009 Chevrolet pickup, driven by Christopher Briggs, 50 of Rigby, received damage from debris at the crash scene.

Andrews and his passenger, Joey Martinez, 18 of Blackfoot, were transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. All occupants, except Martinez were wearing seatbelts.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.