Friday, April 22, 2011

Two Vehicle Crash Near Idaho Falls

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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: 04/22/2011 12:36
Contact: Trooper Bivins

On April 22, 2011, at approximately 7:39 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on US 20 at milepost 308 in Idaho Falls. Lucinda McMurray, age 39, of Idaho Falls was traveling east on US 20, in a white 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, when she lost control of her vehicle on the ice-covered road. McMurray's vehicle crossed the median into the westbound travel lane and was broadsided by a maroon 2004 Infiniti G35 driven by Danny Hebdon, age 32, of Rexburg. Both drivers were transported by ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. McMurray was treated and released from the hospital and Hebdon was admitted. McMurray was wearing her seatbelt and the airbags in her vehicle did not deploy. Hebdon was not wearing his seatbelt and the airbags in his vehicle did deploy.

This crash is still under investigation by Trooper Bivins who was assisted at the scene by Trooper Barnes, Sgt. Zaugg and Bonneville County EMS.