Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Commercial Vehicle Crash near Twin Falls

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 2/21/17 - 3:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at approximately 1:06 p.m. Idaho State Police investigated crash on U.S. Highway 93 near milepost 43, just west of Twin Falls.

Jon Williams, age 53, of Nampa, was driving southbound in a 1994 Volvo commercial vehicle with a Fleetwood mobile home trailer attached. There were gusts of wind up to 27 mph in the area at the time of the crash. Williams rounded the curve near milepost 43 and a gust of wind dislodged the attached Fleetwood mobile home. The Fleetwood mobile home tipped over and skidded across the two northbound lanes of U.S. 93.

The two northbound lanes of U.S. 93 are currently blocked white the wrecker crew works to clears the scene. Williams was not injured and was wearing his seatbelt.