Saturday, December 4, 2010

Crash in Emmett injures one

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Region 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford, Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 12/04/10 06:30 p.m.
Contact: Tpr. Higley

On December 4, 2010 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Idaho State Police responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash at the intersection of State Highway 52 and Mill Road, approximately milepost 29 on State Highway 52. Robert Mcfadden, 64, of Emmett, was eastbound on State Highway 52 in a 1997 Geo Metro. Maria Grenier, 14, also of Emmett, was chasing a dog northbound on Mill Road and ran into the intersection where she was struck by Mcfadden's vehicle.
Maria was transported by ground ambulance to Walter Knox Hospital in Emmett with non-life-threatening injuries. Mcfadden was not wearing his seatbelt, but was uninjured in the crash. The crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police led by Trooper Higley, who was assisted at the scene by Corporal Murakami, Reconstructionists Szeles and Carmack, and Gem County emergency crews.