Saturday, July 26, 2014

Crash Near Irwin Sends One to Hospital

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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: 7-26-2014 6:15pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, at approximately 11:30 am, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on US Highway 26 near milepost 385, near Irwin.

Pamela Foulds, 66, of St. George, Utah, was traveling east on US 26 in a 2006 Toyota Tacoma pickup. John Carey, 45, of Freedom, Wyoming, was traveling west on US 26 on a 2009 Victory motorcycle. As Foulds turned left into the gas station at this location, she failed to yield to, and collided with the oncoming motorcycle driven by Carey. Foulds was not injured. Carey was not wearing a helmet and was air-lifted to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Bonneville County deputies and Swan Valley EMS. The crash remains under investigation.