Saturday, May 6, 2017

Injury crash in Hailey

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

For Immediate Release: 5/6/2017 12:29 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, May 5, 2017 at approximately 7:24 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a vehicle vs. cyclist crash on Laurelwood Drive, near the Keefer Baseball Field in Hailey.

A juvenile was riding his bicycle downhill on Laurelwood Drive, going around a right hand curve. A juvenile was driving a 2011 Dodge Caravan uphill, around the curve. The Dodge collided with the cyclist, and came to rest in the lane of travel.

The cyclist was transported St. Luke's Wood River Medical Center in Ketchum and then to St. Luke's Medical Center in Boise, both by ground ambulance. The driver of the Dodge was not transported. The cyclist was not wearing a helmet; the driver of the Dodge was wearing a seatbelt.

Laurelwood Drive was blocked for approximately two hours while crews worked to clear the scene of the crash. Idaho State Police were assisted the Hailey Police Department. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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