Thursday, November 19, 2015

Single Vehicle Injury Crash on US20 in Idaho Falls

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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: 11/15/15 3:13 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On November 19th, 2015 at approximately 11:50 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle rollover crash, eastbound on U.S. Highway 20 at milepost 308, near Idaho Falls. Sheridan Mattson, age 20, of Rigby, was driving westbound in a 1985 Ford Ranger, when he lost control of his vehicle, hit the guard rail, and rolled his vehicle in the median. Mattson was ejected and landed on the eastbound shoulder of U.S. Highway 20. Mattson was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

Mattson was not wearing his seatbelt. The left eastbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately one hour while crews worked to clear the scene. Idaho State Police was assisted by the Idaho Falls Police Department and Bonneville County Sheriffs Office. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.