Thursday, October 29, 2009

Injury crash in Jerome County

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897
For further information, contact Captain Kedrick Wills at (208)324-6000 or (208)736-3070

For Immediate Release: 10/29/2009 5:36 pm
Contact: Trooper Gates

On Thursday, October 29,2009, at approximately 9:10 a.m., Idaho State Police and Jerome County Deputies responded to a single vehicle rollover at the intersection of 200 North and 100 West Road in Jerome County, Idaho. Gerald Leggit,age 73,of Jerome, was traveling eastbound on 200 North Road in a 1997 Pontiac Bonneville. For unknown reasons, Leggit drifted into the westbound lane, overcorrected and lost control. The Pontiac rolled once before coming to rest in a field. Leggit was transported to St. Luke's Magic Valley Regional Medical Center, then later to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Leggit is in critical condition. Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in the crash. The incident is still under investigation by Tpr. Gates with assistance from Sgt. Haight. Idaho State Police would like to remind drivers to buckle up.