Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Three vehicle injury crash on US 20

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Idaho State Police
Region 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 12/01/10 2:48 p.m.
Contact: Lt. Weadick

On December 1, 2010, at approximately 8:05 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle crash on US20 at milepost 317, near the Bonneville/Jefferson County Line. Rebecca Bratt, age 22, of Idaho Falls, was traveling east on US20 in a silver 2005 Ford Taurus, when she lost control of her vehicle on the ice / snow covered road and crossed into the west travel lanes. Bratt's vehicle was broadsided by a silver 2007 Toyota Corolla driven by William Tanner, age 35, of Rexburg. Tanner's vehicle was then hit from behind by a commercial vehicle driven by Kael Martin, age 25, of Idaho Falls. Tanner was treated and released on location for minor injuries. Bratt was transported by ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. Martin was uninjured in the crash. All drivers were wearing seatbelts and Bratt was cited for driving too fast for the road conditions. ISP was assisted by the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office.