Sunday, March 31, 2013

Injury Crash near Blackfoot, ID

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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: 03/31/13 07:31 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

At approximately 4:09 p.m., March 31, 2013, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash north of Blackfoot near milepost 103. Dennis Wood, 49, of Blackfoot, was travelling north on US 91 in a 1991 GMC Sierra pickup just north of milepost 103, when he slowed to turn left across the southbound lane into his driveway. Michael Landon,28, of Mountain Home, was also travelling north on US 91 on his 1978 Honda Motorcycle, behind Dennis' vehicle. Landon failed to yield to Wood's vehicle as it was slowing in preparation for turning. Landon struck Dennis' truck as he attempted to go around the vehicle to avoid a collision.

Landon was wearing a helmet and treated at scene. He was not transported. Dennis Wood and one passenger were not wearing their seatbelts and no injuries were reported.