Monday, June 4, 2012

Single Vehicle rollover near Filer

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: June 4, 2012 11:16
Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 4, 2012, at 6:00 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle rollover crash on US Highway 30 near milepost 206, near Filer, Idaho.

Salome Hernandez, 43 years of age, of Buhl, Idaho, and her passenger Olivia Villicana-Guzman, 31 years of age, were going west on US30. Hernandez saw an oncoming vehicle attempting to pass another vehicle, crossing into the westbound lane. Hernandez swerved off the right shoulder, causing the 1997 GMC Jimmy to go into a broad slide, roll twice, and come to rest on its wheels on the north side of the road.

Villicana-Guzman was transported via ground ambulance to St. Lukes Magic Valley Regional Medical Center. Hernandez was transported by family. Both were treated and released.

Both occupants were wearing seatbelts. The passing vehicle has not been identified.
The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.