Thursday, January 3, 2013

Two vehicle crash on US 26-Update

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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: January 3, 2013 1:15pm
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Thursday January 3, 2013, at approximately 9:30 am, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on US 26 at milepost 297, near Blackfoot, Idaho.

James Miller, 52, of Herriman, Utah, was driving west on US 26 in a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 pickup. Mark Bynum, 52, of Blackfoot, driving a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500, was attempting a left hand turn out of a residence onto US 26. Bynum did not yield to Miller's vehicle and was struck on the driver's side. Bynum was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from his vehicle. Bynum was transported via air ambulance to Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello. Miller was wearing a seatbelt and was not transported.

All lanes have been cleared at this time. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two vehicle crash on US26 at milepost 297 near Blackfoot, Idaho.

Both lanes of travel are currently blocked and motorists are advised to use an alternate route.