Thursday, August 30, 2012

Crash on 785 E 1200 N in Bingham County

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: August 30, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 30, 2012, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash at 785 E 1200 N, in Bingham County, ID, in front of the Shelley Cemetery.

Jayme A. Wheeler, 22, of Idaho Falls, ID, was attempting to turn out of the Shelley Cemetery onto 1200 N, in a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta. Wheeler's view of 1200 N was blocked by cars legally parked along the side of the road. Itsel A. Moreida Gonzalez, 15, of Shelley, ID, was driving east on 1200 N in a 2000 Jeep Cherokee. As Wheeler began to slowly pull onto 1200 N, her vehicle was struck by Moreida Gonzalez's vehicle.

Wheeler and Moreida Gonzalez were both wearing seatbelts. Wheeler was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, ID.