Friday, December 23, 2011

Minor Injury Crash Near Pine Creek Pass

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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: 12/23/2011 at 10:15 p.m.
Contact: Tpr. D. Green

On December 23, 2011 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash near Pine Creek Pass that resulted in minor injuries.

Jason A. Rollins, 31, of Las Vegas, NV was traveling north on State Highway 31 near milepost 11.5 in a 2007 Chevrolet pickup. Kelly O. Klobas, 30, of Swan Valley, ID was traveling south on State Highway 31 near milepost 11.5 in a 2003 Subaru Legacy station wagon. Rollins lost control of the pickup on slick roads and crossed into the southbound lane of travel, striking Klobas' Subaru and causing both vehicles to leave the north side of the road.

Rollins was wearing a seatbelt, and was not transported to the hospital. Klobas was not wearing a seatbelt, and was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.