Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Crash Involving Semi and Passenger Car Injures One

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

For Immediate Release: 01/31/11 12:55 PM
Contact: Trooper Pohanka

On January 31, 2012, shortly after 6:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on US 93 near milepost 15, in Twin Falls County. Charisse Stenerson, age 50 of Lynwood, WA, was traveling north on US 93 when her vehicle traveled across the center line into southbound traffic. Stenerson's vehicle collided with a Freightliner semi truck. The truck was driven by Douglas Lunstad, age 37 of Fairview, MT. Stenerson's vehicle rolled over and came to rest on the west shoulder of the road. Stenerson was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Luke's Magic Valley Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls, ID.

Southbound traffic was blocked for approximately one hour during the investigation. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts. It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in the crash. This crash was investigated by Trooper Pohanka, who was assisted by Trooper Faller and Twin Falls Sheriff's Deputies.