Thursday, March 28, 2019

Final Update- Injury Crash EB US20 near County Line Road

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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: 03/28/19 11:55
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On March 28, 2019 at 8:22 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle, injury crash eastbound on US20 at milepost 318, near the County Line Road exit.

Drew Weathermon, 20, of Ammon, was traveling westbound on US20 in a 2001 GMC Sierra Pickup Truck pulling a trailer. The trailer detached from the GMC, went through the median and into the eastbound lanes. Jacob Amrein, 28, of Blackfoot, was traveling eastbound on US20 in 2005 GMC Yukon pulling a flatbed utility trailer and was stuck by Weathermon's trailer. Amrein's vehicle rolled onto its side.

Amrien's passengers, Brett Stocking, 54, of Blackfoot, and Danielle Beebe, 25 of Blackfoot, and a juvenile, were transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Weathermon was not injured. Amrien and Beebe were not wearing seatbelts. The eastbound lanes were blocked for two hours. Idaho State Police was assisted by Jefferson County QRU, Idaho Falls Fire and Ambulance, Bonneville County SO and Jefferson County SO.


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All eastbound lanes are now open.


***end of update***
The Idaho State Police is currently on location of a two vehicle injury crash eastbound on US20 at milepost 318 near the County Line Road exit. Both eastbound lanes are blocked at this time. Traffic is being diverted off US20 at the exit.

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