Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Two Vehicle Injury Crash near Travelers Oasis.

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 06/05/2013 3:55 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at approximately 11:30 am, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on State Highway 50 at milepost 4.5, near the Travelers Oasis Truck Plaza, near Eden, ID.

Raymond Broom, 46, of Columbia, MS, was driving a 2012 Western Star semi truck and turned left from the Travelers Oasis gas station on to northbound State Highway 50. Mary Erickson, 32, of Almo, ID, was driving south on State Highway 50 in a 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup. Broom failed to yield to oncoming traffic when making the left hand turn. Erickson collided with the driver's side of Broom's trailer.

Erickson was transported by ground ambulance to St Luke's Magic Valley Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls. All parties were wearing seatbelts.

State Highway 50 was blocked for approximately 2.5 hours.