Friday, June 2, 2017

Update: crash US-30 at MP 220, Hankins Rd

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

For Immediate Release: Friday-June 2, 3:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

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

On Friday, June 2, 2017, at approximately 11:35 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle, non-injury crash on US-30 near milepost 220, in Twin Falls.

Prescott Bingham, 29, of Provo, Utah, was driving westbound on US-30 in a 2012 Kenworth towing a trailer loaded with farm equipment. Bingham pulled into the left turn lane when the equipment caught on the power lines, breaking a power pole. The pole struck a 2007 Freightliner driven by Gary Crosby, 54, of Twin Falls. The pole was then struck by a 1999 Dodge Durango driven by Jason Muegerl, 41, of Twin Falls.

All occupants were believed to be wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash. The westbound and eastbound lanes were fully blocked for approximately three hours while crews worked to safely clear the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


The Idaho State Police is currently on scene of a crash on US-30 near milepost 220, at the intersection of Hankins Rd. The road is blocked and motorists should use caution when driving in the area.