Thursday, December 16, 2010

Two vehicle crash at Hawthorn Rd and Reservation Rd in Bannock County injures two

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 12/16/2010 6:00 p.m.
Contact: Trooper B. Barnes

On December 16, 2010, around 12:41 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Hawthorn Rd and Reservation Rd in Bannock County, north of Chubbuck.
Paul Solem , 89 of Blackfoot, was traveling southbound on Hawthorn Rd in a 1988 Cadillac Seville. Solem ran the stop sign at the intersection of Hawthorn Rd and Reservation Rd. Solem collided with a 1988 dodge pickup, traveling eastbound on Reservation Rd, driven by Douglas Petersen, 55 of Pocatello. The pickup rolled and Petersen was partially ejected. Solem and Petersen were transported by ambulance to the Portneuf Medical Center. Solem was later transported by air ambulance to the University of Utah Medical Center. Petersen sustained non-life threatening injuries. Neither Solem nor Petersen were wearing their seat belts.
Trooper B. Barnes was assisted at the scene by Sgt. Winans, Cpl. Noyes, Bannock County Deputy Fullmer and Bannock County Search and Rescue.