Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Two Vehicle Crash Near York Exchange on US91

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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: 11/26/13 04:30 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at approximately 7:58 A.M., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash near the York Exchange on US91 near milepost 122.

Robert Scarmara, 47, of Idaho Falls, ID, was driving north on US91 in a 2001 Freightliner and failed to stop at the intersection of US91 and 65th South. Scarmara collided with a 1997 Chevrolet Pick-up traveling west on 65th South, by Rhett Briggs, 65, of Shelley, ID. Upon impact Scarmara's box trailer lost its rear axle and the vehicle overturned onto the driver side.

Northbound US91 was blocked for approximately 3 hours.