Single Vehicle Fatality Accident in Southern Idaho Over the Weekend
Over the final weekend of April, a single-vehicle accident resulted in a fatality in Southern Idaho.
Single Vehicle Fatality Accident In Southern Idaho Over The Final Weekend Of April
The fatality accident happened sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning as reported by the Idaho State Police Sunday evening at 9:15 PM:
Idaho State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 20-26-93 at mile marker 223, south of Arco in Butte County.
Sometime during the overnight hours of Saturday, April 29, 2023, to Sunday Morning, April 30, 2023, a 37-year-old female from Challis was traveling westbound on the highway in a Ford F-150 truck, overcorrected and the vehicle left the roadway and rolled. The driver of the vehicle was wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash.
Idaho State Police was assisted by Butte County Sheriff Office, Butte County Coroner, and Butte County EMS.
The accident happened about halfway between Arco and Carey near one of the winding turns in the road through Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve. The accident is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.
Idaho State Police Respond To Accident Involving An Ambulance In Southern Idaho
Idaho State Police were called Saturday afternoon to an accident in Southern Idaho near Inkom, in Bannock County. The accident involved 2 vehicles, one of which was a private ambulance transporting a 68-year-old patient. The police report states:
The Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 12:47 P.M., April 29, 2023, on I15 at mile post 55 near Inkom, in Bannock County.
The driver of a 2022 Kia Telluride, a 34-year-old woman from American Falls, and her two juvenile passengers were travelling southbound on I15 when a private ambulance on the side of the road pulled out into the lane of travel, with no lights or sirens on, and caused a collision. The 2021 Ford Transit private ambulance, driven by an 18-year-old male from Aberdeen, and occupied by a 68-year-old patient from Chubbuck, then rolled. Occupants of the private ambulance were transported via ground ambulance to a nearby hospital. Occupants of the Kia were transported via private vehicle to a nearby hospital and had all been wearing seatbelts.
This accident is also under investigation by ISP.