Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Two Vehicle Injury Crash on State Highway 16

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Region 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford, Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 11/03/2009 at 1:42 p.m.
Contact: Sr. Trooper Szeles

On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009, at approximately 11:30 a.m., the Idaho State Police, Ada, and Gem County Sheriff's Departments responded to a two vehicle injury crash northbound on State Highway 16 at mile post 9.5 by Freezeout Rd. Heidi J. Lund, 40 years of age, from Caldwell, ID was driving north bound in the south bound lane of travel in a 1989 Nissan pickup when she struck a 2005 Ford pickup driven by Pamela R. Crosby, 56 years of age, of Emmett, Idaho head-on. Lund, Lund?s passenger Darrell J. Lund, 39 years of age from Emmett, Idaho and Crosby?s passenger John J. Crosby, 28 years of age, from Emmett, Idaho were transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus for treatment of injuries sustained. Pamela Crosby was not injured. Both lanes were completely blocked for about two hours. Ada and Gem County Deputies and the Idaho Transportation Department assisted with traffic control. All lanes of travel are now open, more updates to follow.

Sr. Trooper Szeles was assisted at the scene by Sr. Tpr. Carmack, Cpl. Eller, Ada/Gem County Sheriff's Departments, and Idaho Transportation Department.
Seatbelts were not worn by the Lunds. The Crosbys were wearing seatbelts. It is unknown if alcohol is a factor at this time. Investigation is continuing by the Idaho State Police.