Monday, February 3, 2014

Crash involving police vehicle sends two to hospital

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 02/03/2014 4:51pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday February 3, 2014 at approximately 11:30 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on Blue Lakes Boulevard North near Shoup Avenue. Pamela R. Hayes, 56 of Filer, in a 1999 Mercury Sable attempted to make a left hand turn out of a parking lot onto northbound Blue Lakes Boulevard, when she failed to yield to oncoming traffic. Kenneth Rivers, 54 of Twin Falls, was southbound on Blue Lakes Boulevard, in a 2008 Dodge Charger belonging to Twin Falls City Police Department, was on routine patrol in the area. Rivers attempted to avoid striking Hayes' vehicle but was unable to do so. Hayes and her passenger Helen J Sauer, 74 of Twin Falls, were both transported to St. Luke's Magic Valley Regional Medical Center. All occupants were wearing seatbelts.