Friday, August 16, 2013

Two-Vehicle Crash On U.S. Highway 30 Near Pocatello

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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: 08/16/13 at 1:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 16, 2013, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on U.S. Highway 30 at milepost 332, near Pocatello. Linda Scott, age 55 of Pocatello, was traveling west in a 2003 Mazda MPV minivan. Richard MComber, age 51 of American Falls, was traveling west in a 2000 Mercury Coupe. Scott attempted to make a U-turn to head east on U.S. Highway 30 and MComber's vehicle struck Scott's vehicle. The drivers of both vehicles and Scott's passenger, Kathleen Clark, age 54 of Pocatello, were transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.

The eastbound left lane of travel was blocked for approximately 30 minutes. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.