Monday, December 9, 2019

Injury Crash US30 and N 3400 E Northeast of Kimberly

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

For Immediate Release: 12/09/2019 9:23 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, December 9, 2019, at approximately 3:42 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury-crash at the intersection of N 3400 E and eastbound US30, northeast of Kimberly.

Hope Johnson, 20, of Twin Falls, was stopped at the stop sign southbound on N 3400 E in a 2011 Toyota Corolla. Tyson Damron, a Kimberly Police Department officer, was eastbound on US30 in a 2014 Ford Taurus patrol vehicle. Johnson failed to yield the right of way to Damron and entered the intersection colliding with the patrol vehicle. Both vehicles came to rest on the southbound shoulder of the eastbound lanes of US30. Johnson was wearing her seatbelt. Damron was not wearing his seatbelt.

Damron was transported via ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Hospital. The eastbound lanes were blocked for approximately two hours.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office and Magic Valley Fire.