Saturday, November 12, 2016

Two vehicle crash south of Preston sends three 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: 11/12/16 9:20 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On November 12, 2016, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on S. State Street just north of the intersection of 1600 South. Timothy Salvesen, 50, was driving a 2015 Polaris ATV on a gravel driveway off S. State Street. Salvesen backed onto the roadway and was struck by a southbound 1996 Dodge Intrepid driven by Samuel Cann, 19.

Cann was not wearing a seatbelt, but airbags deployed in the Intrepid. Salvesen and two minor passengers were not wearing helmets. All three were transported via ground ambulance to Franklin County Medical Center. One of the juveniles was later flown by air ambulance to Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. S. State Street was blocked for approximately two and a half hours while officers investigated the crash. Idaho State Police was assisted at the scene by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.