Thursday, July 20, 2017

Two vehicle crash in Gooding County

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

For Immediate Release: 07\20\2017 5:31 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


***** Update *****

On Thursday, July 20, 2017 at approximately 2:52 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 1700 E and 2950 S, west of Wendell, in Gooding County.

Tristan J. Taylor, 19, of Filer was driving northbound on 1700 E in a 1995 Peterbuilt semi pulling three trailers. Carl R. Wade, 52, of Gooding was driving eastbound on 2950 S in a 2014 Kenworth semi pulling a single trailer. Taylor failed to yield to a stop sign and collided with Wade.

Taylor was transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Wade was transported by air ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls. Neither driver was wearing a seat belt.

The lanes remain blocked. An update will follow when the lanes are re-opened.


*****END OF UPDATE*****

The Idaho State Police are investigating a crash at 1700 east, 2950 south, in Gooding County. The road is currently closed and motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.