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Two Injured In Three Vehicle Pileup On Highway 93
Jerome, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Two people were injured in a three vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 93 near milepost 65 in Jerome County. The Idaho state police say the accident just before 8am, happened when a large utility truck that was northbound, began to turn left. The truck was driven by 21 year old Orion Lomax of Buhl. A small Mazda passenger car that was southbound struck the truck. The car was driven by 17 year old Tania Mireles of Shoshone. The force of the crash spun the Mazda and caused it to strike a Buick passenger car, driven by Kimbol All, 39 of Filer. Kimbol was northbound behind the utility truck.
Mireles was transported to St. Luke's Magic Valley Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance. Mireles's passenger, Jacob Parks was transported by Air Ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Regional Medical Center. An 8 month old baby in the rear seat of Mireles's vehicle was not seriously injured.
Seatbelts were not being worn by those transported to the hospital
The southbound lane was closed for approximately 3 hours.