Thursday, December 26, 2019

Update: Injury crash in 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: 12/26/2019 11:14 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Thursday, December 26, the time of sunset was 5:09 p.m. in Twin Falls County. At the time of the crash, the Toyota Sienna was operating with no headlights.

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On Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 5:40 PM, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash on Kimberly Road and N 3400 E in Kimberly, ID.

A 2012 Jeep Patriot driven by a juvenile was stopped at the stop sign at N 3400 E and Kimberly Road. A 2015 Toyota Sienna driven by a juvenile with passenger, Eric Bean, 49, of Lenexa, Kansas was traveling eastbound on Kimberly Road when the Jeep Patriot collided with the Sienna in the intersection. The Sienna came to rest on private property in the southeast corner of the intersection. The Jeep Patriot came to rest off of the right shoulder of the roadway.

The juvenile driver from the Jeep Patriot was transported to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center. All occupants were wearing seatbelts. The roadway was blocked by emergency personnel for 1.5 hours.
This crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police. They were assisted at the scene by the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office and the Rock Creek Fire Department.

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