Friday, March 15, 2013

Injury Crash S. Holmes and E. 17th St. in Idaho Falls

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 3/15/2013 4:58 a.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On March 14, 2013, at approximately 11:26 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash at S. Holmes and E. 17 St. in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Brett A. Karinen, 19, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, was attempting to elude Bonneville County Sheriffs in a 1995 Dodge Intrepid. Karinen, driving at a high rate of speed north on S. Holmes ran the red light at E. 17th St. crashing into a 2007 Honda Element, driven by Britny Rolston, 41, of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Rolston was turning east onto E. 17th St. from S. Holmes.

Karinen and his passenger Nathaniel L. Acosta, 20, of Fowler, Colorado; Rolston and her 13 year old daughter Kennedy were transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Karinen was taken into custody for felony eluding and is being held at the
Bonneville County Jail.

The investigation in on going.