Friday, December 4, 2020

Two Vehicle Crash on Lewisville Highway, Near Idaho Falls

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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: 12/05/2020 12:49 AM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, December 4th, 2020, at 11:22 PM, Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on Lewisville Highway near Parri Drive, just north of Idaho Falls.

Timothy Webster, 56, of Idaho Falls, was travelling northbound on Lewisville Highway in a 2012 Ford Escape. Mark Mikkola, 61, of Idaho Falls, was also travelling northbound in a Ford farm tractor. Webster collided with the rear of Mikkola's tractor.

Webster was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center via ground ambulance. The roadway was blocked for approximately one hour.

Idaho State Police recommends to not solely rely on standard tractor lighting only and utilize a rear guard when operating farm equipment on a roadway at night.

This crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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