Monday, January 20, 2020

Injury Crash Blocks US30 Four Miles West of Idaho/Wyoming Border

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 1
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 01/20/2020 3:15 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On January 20, 2020, at approximately 6:00 A.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on westbound US30 near milepost 451, in Bear Lake County, four miles west of the Idaho/Wyoming border.

Mary Hernandez, 60, of Reading, Pennsylvania, was driving westbound on US30 in a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu. Hernandez drove across the center median into the eastbound lanes of travel where she struck a commercial Semi pulling double trailers. The Semi was driven by James Leach, 57, of McCammon, Idaho. Leach was wearing a seatbelt, Hernandez was not.

Hernandez was transported by ground ambulance to Bear Lake Memorial hospital in Montpelier, ID.

US30 was blocked for approximately three and a half hours.

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