Friday, August 26, 2011

Three Vehicle Crash on US Highway 93 in Jerome

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 08/26/11 01:30 am
Contact: Cpl. Hitt

On Thursday, August 25, 2011 at approximately 9:23 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a crash that occurred on northbound US Highway 93 at mile post 53 in Jerome, ID. Brandon J. Hunt, 37 of Twin Falls, was traveling north on US Highway 93 on a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle when traffic started to slow down for a construction zone.For reasons not yet determined, Hunt's motorcycle accelerated causing it to collide with a 1998 Chevrolet Corvette driven by Tobin V. Williams, 51 of Jerome. Hunt's motorcycle was then struck by a 2000 Mazda Protege which came to rest on top of the motorcycle. Williams and the driver of the Mazda, Dawn M.Christian-Scarrow,41 of Jerome, were not injured and were both wearing seatbelts. Hunt was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

Cpl Hitt was assisted by Sgt Oliver, Cpl Bingham, Jerome County Sheriff and the Twin Falls City Police Department.