Monday, November 6, 2017

Two Vehicle Crash on US 26 sends Four to the Hospital

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 11/6/2017 at 10:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On November 6, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on US 26 near milepost 339 (Crowley Rd.) in Bonneville County, ID.

Yoena Franco, 31, of Idaho Falls, ID was attempting to make a left-hand turn into a driveway, from the eastbound lane of US 26, in a 2006 Nissan Altima. Lester E. Cox, 53, of Idaho Falls, ID was driving eastbound in a 1997 Geo Metro. Cox failed to yield to Franco, striking the rear of Franco's vehicle.

Franco and Cox each had a juvenile passenger in their vehicles. All four subjects were transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. The road was blocked for approximately 45 minutes.

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