Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Injury Crash South of Shoshone

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 07/19/2022 8:02 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred on July 19, 2022, at 4:13 p.m. Westbound US26 at milepost 166, south of Shoshone.

A juvenile and his passenger where driving in a stolen 2006 Chrysler Town and Country driving westbound on US26, while eluding officers. A 30-year-old-male driving a 2019 Ford F350 pickup truck was traveling Southbound on US93. The Chrysler lost control of the vehicle on a curve, went airborne and struck the drivers side of the Ford F350.

None of the occupants of either were wearing their seatbelts. The driver of the Chrysler was treated on scene for injuries. Passengers of both vehicles were taken by ground ambulance to local hospitals. The driver of the Ford F350 was transported via air ambulance.

All lanes were completely blocked for approximately four hours.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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