Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Five Vehicle Injury Crash in Minidoka County

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 05/28/14 1:45 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday May 28, 2014, at approximately 8:08 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a five-vehicle injury crash Eastbound SH25 at milepost 49 in Minidoka County. A 2001 Lincoln Navigator, driven by Miguel A Paz-Ramirez,17 of Paul, a 1988 Toyota pickup, driven by Dallen E. Fisher, 53 of Paul, and a 2003 Honda Civic, driven by Ryne D. Larsen, 16 of Declo, were all stopped in the lanes due to turning traffic. Michael Gil-Ramirez, 16 of Paul, was driving a 1997 GMC Suburban when he failed stop and ran into the rear of Larsen's vehicle. Larsen's vehicle then hit Fisher's vehicle, and Fisher's vehicle struck Paz-Ramirez's vehicle. Tabatha L. Martinez, 27 of Paul, was driving a 2007 BMW 525 when she failed to see the stopped traffic and struck the rear of Gil-Ramirez's vehicle.

Martinez and Fisher's passenger , Vicki S. Fisher, 53, were both transported by ground ambulance to Minidoka Memorial Hospital.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts. The crash is still under investigation.