Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Crash South of Wendell

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

For Immediate Release: Tuesday- December 20,2016 6:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On December 20, 2016, at approximately 1:31 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury crash at the intersection of 1800 East and 3400 South in Gooding County, south of Wendell. Juan Reyes Tazca, age 29, of Wendell, was driving northbound on 1800 East in a 2005 Hyundai Elantra. Reyes Tazca's vehicle crossed over the center line, overcorrected, ran off the right shoulder and rolled into a field. Reyes Tazca was transported by air ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls.

The intersection of 1800 East and 3400 South was blocked for approximately one hour while crews worked to clear the scene. It is unknown if Reyes Tazca was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.