Monday, January 22, 2024

Crash Near Swan Valley Injures Three

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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: 01/22/2024 2:45 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision which occurred on Monday, January 22, 2024, at 8:43 A.M, on US26 at mile marker 374, in Bonneville County.

A 2007 Ford Econoline was driving eastbound on US26. A 2019 Mazda CX-5 was traveling westbound on US26. The driver of the Ford crossed the line and struck the Mazda.

The driver of the Ford, a 44-year-old man from Idaho Falls was transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital. His passenger, a 20-year-old man from Ammon, was not transported. The driver of the Mazda, a 36-year-old woman from Victor, was wearing a seatbelt and was transported by air ambulance to a local hospital. Her juvenile passenger was wearing a seatbelt and was transported by ground ambulance.

Traffic on US26 was blocked in both directions for approximately three hours, allowing emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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