Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Injury Crash Near Beeches Corner on SH43

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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: 01/10/18 4:34 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On January 10, 2018, at approximately 2:31 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash at the intersection of US26 and State Highway 43, near Beeches Corner.

Wanda Hughes, 76, of Idaho Falls, was driving northbound on SH43 in a 2015 Ford Explorer. Hughes swerved into the southbound lane and struck Lesa Rapp, 55, of Idaho Falls, who was driving southbound on SH33 in a 2013 Honda Accord.

Both Hughes and Rapp were wearing seatbelts.

The Idaho State Police was assisted by Bonneville County Sheriff's Office.

Both parties were transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls by ground ambulance.

US26 was blocked for approximately one hour.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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