Saturday, April 9, 2016

***Update*** Injury Crash near Preston sends one to Hospital

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 04/09/2016 10:42 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Saturday, April 9th, 2016, at approximately 5:34 p.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on SH34 at milepost 17.5, north of Preston. Val Reeder, 57, of Preston, was southbound in a 2012 Dodge pickup towing a flatbed trailer. Eric Jones, 26, of South Jordan,Ut was also southbound in a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta. Jones attempted to pass Reeder as he was turning left across the highway, and struck the trailer. Jones' passenger, Anairon Faust, 31, of Provo, UT was transported by ground ambulance to Franklin Medical Center in Preston.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts. The Idaho State Police was assisted on scene by Franklin County Sheriff.


***End of Update*****

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two-vehicle injury crash on State Highway 34 at milepost 17.5, north of Preston. All lanes are blocked and emergency services are on scene. More information will be released once available.