Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Final Update: Crash blocking on US 26 at milepost 349 near Ririe

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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: 6/16/2020 11:25 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at approximately 7:59 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two- vehicle injury crash at the intersection 130th E and US26, just south of Ririe. Shane Thompson, 60, of Rigby, was travelling south on 130th E in a 2000 Saturn LS sedan. Thompson failed to stop at the stop sign, entered the intersection, and was struck by a 2014 Toyota Prius that was westbound on US26. The Prius was driven by Gina Smith, 54, of Rigby.

Thompson, Smith and Smith's passenger Keith Smith, 64, of Rigby, were all transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regoinal Medical Center. Smith and her passenger were not wearing seatbelts.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


***End of Final Update***



All lanes of travel are now open.


***End of Update***

At this time the Idaho State Police are investigating a crash on US26 at milepost 349, near Ririe. The westbound lanes of travel are currently blocked.