Monday, September 1, 2014

Crash near St Anthony Injures 4

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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: September 1, 2014 2:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday September 1, 2014, at approximately 7:58 a.m., a single vehicle crash occurred on US Highway 20 at milepost 346, near St. Anthony. A 2015 Chevrolet Sonic, driven by Amberlyn Martinez, 26 of Chico, CA, was headed eastbound on US Highway 20, when she went off the road and traveled through the median launching off the median crossover and landing on its side in the westbound lanes. A 2003 Pontiac Grand Am, driven by Trevor Maupin, 25 of Chester, was struck by debris caused by Martinez's vehicle. Maupin was uninjured. Martinez and her 3 children; Dream, age 8, Marissa, age 2 and Honor, age 1, were all seat-belted and in child safety seats. Martinez and her children were extricated from the vehicle and transported to Madison Memorial and later transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Medical Center. Air bags did deploy in Martinez's vehicle.

Idaho State Police were assisted at the scene by Fremont County Sheriff's Office, and the Fremont County Fire Department. The crash is still under investigation.

DSP Initials MC / JH