Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Minor Injury Crash near Twin Falls, ID

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897
For further information, contact Capt. Robert Storm at (208) 324-6000 or (208) 736-3070

For Immediate Release: 11/16/2010
Contact: ISP Trooper Barrett

On Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at approximately 8:37 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle rollover with minor injuries. Benjamin F. Britt, 47, of Elgin, OR was attempting to enter the westbound travel lane of Interstate 84 from the 173 on ramp, near Twin Falls, ID. Britt was driving a 2006 Freightliner and pulling an empty 2007 Great Dane trailer. A gust of wind hit the side of the vehicle, causing it to overturn onto the left shoulder of the on ramp.

Britt was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. He was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls, ID.

Trooper Barrett was assisted by ISP Trooper's Debie and Clausing as well as personnel from Jerome County Sheriff�s Office.