The Idaho State Police have been requested to investigate a tragic accident that occurred on Thursday afternoon in Southern Idaho.
1 Dead, 2 Injured in Officer-Involved Crash in Southern Idaho
The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office swiftly responded to a crash that occurred on Thursday afternoon at around 1 PM. The unfortunate incident involved one of their deputies and a civilian pickup truck at the 600 block of N 1100 E.
Arriving deputies located the crash and provided emergency medical aid to the male driver of a Ford F-250 pickup. The driver succumbed to his injuries. The female passenger in the F-250 sustained injuries. The female deputy, who drove a marked Ford SUV, suffered serious injuries. Both females were transported to nearby hospitals for medical treatment.BCSO requested the Idaho State Police (ISP) investigate the crash. The factors and dynamics of the incident are under investigation. However, preliminary findings indicate that the occupants of the F-250 were not wearing seatbelts while the deputy did.
The Idaho State Police will update the public as they continue their investigation and gather more information.
In the first month of 2024, law enforcement officers in Bingham County were called to 88 accidents. They also made 559 traffic stops and carried out 72 arrests for various offenses, including felonies, misdemeanors, and drug-related charges.
Idaho State Police Respond to 3 Fatality Accidents This Week
ISP is investigating an accident in Bingham County, along with three other fatal accidents in Southern Idaho this week. Tragically, a female teenager lost her life after rolling her car on I84 and being transported to the hospital. Additionally, a man was killed in a collision involving a semi-truck on Wednesday afternoon, and another male driver lost his life in a single-vehicle accident near New Plymouth on Thursday morning.
The 6 Most Deadly Intersections in the Boise Area Over From 2010-2020
We analyzed the data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) from 2010 through 2020, the most recent year available. Our objective was to identify the intersections in the Treasure Valley that have experienced the highest number of fatal crashes and recorded the highest number of fatalities.