Sunday, July 16, 2017

Final Update - Crash near Jackpot blocking traffic

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

For Immediate Release: 7/16/17 - 4:11 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*** Final Update ***

On Sunday, July 16, 2017 at approximately 12:21 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash, northbound Highway 93 near milepost 1, just north of Jackpot, NV.

Siobhan Owen, 21, of Burley, was driving northbound in a 2007 Dodge Charger when she collided with a 2004 Toyota Tacoma pulling a pop-up camp trailer, driven by Peter Wilson, 74, of Las Vegas, NV. Wilson lost control of the vehicle and both the pickup and camp trailer rolled, coming to rest on its top. Owen's vehicle crossed into the southbound lane and went off the right shoulder, coming to a stop approximately 50 feet from the road.

Sharon Wilson, 69, of Las Vegas, NV, was a passenger in the Toyota Tacoma. Owen and Sharon Wilson were both transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls. All occupants of the Toyota Tacoma were wearing seatbelts. Owen was not wearing a seatbelt.

Both northbound and southbound lanes of travel were blocked for approximately two hours.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Elko County Sheriff's Office, Twin Falls Police Department, and Jackpot EMS.


*** End Update ***


All lanes are back open.


**End of Update**

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash on U.S. Highway 93 near the Idaho and Nevada border.

Both northbound lanes of travel are currently blocked.