Saturday, March 14, 2020

Crash Blocking Lanes in Idaho Falls - Update

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 528-3400 FAX: (208) 528-3485

For Immediate Release: 03/14/2020 1:25 AM
Please direct questions to the District Office


On March 13, 2020, at approximately 11:05 PM, Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle crash in the intersection of US26 and Iona Rd., in Idaho Falls.

Benjamin Colson, 18, of Idaho Falls, was driving a 2005 Pontiac G6 west on Iona Rd. at the stop sign of the intersection with US26. Coley Jones, 37, of Missoula, MT, driving a 2012 Chevrolet van, was stopped at the stop sign on eastbound Iona at the intersection with US26. Candi Gagnon, 60, of Idaho Falls, was driving a 2013 Nissan Versa southwest on US26. Colson failed to stop at the stop sign and was struck by Gagnon's vehicle in the intersection. Colson's vehicle then struck Jones' vehicle.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts. Gagnon was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.


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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on US26 at the intersection with Iona Rd., in Idaho Falls. The southbound lanes of US26 and Iona west of the intersection are blocked.