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UPDATED INFORMATION: Accident Blocks Westbound Traffic On State Highway 50 Near Kimberly’s Red Cap Corner

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By Paul Johnson

Kimberly, Idaho (KMVT-TV) An accident on State Highway 50 about a half a mile from “Red Cap Corner” briefly blocked traffic traveling west. Idaho State Police say the two vehicle injury accident at 7:30 am, happened when one vehicle rear ended another. Ivan Rivera-Lopez, age 23, of Hansen, was traveling west on State Highway 50 in a red Mercury Topaz. Jacob Ray, age 26, of Hansen, was traveling west on State Highway 50 in a blue Toyota Corolla. Rivera-Lopez had stopped to turn onto Heider Lane from State Highway 50. Ray did not yield, and struck Rivera-Lopez's vehicle from behind. Lopez-Rivera and a juvenile passenger were transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley in Twin Falls.

The westbound lanes of traffic of State Highway 50 were blocked for approximately 45 minutes.

Rivera-Lopez and a juvenile passenger were transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley in Twin Falls.


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