Truck goes off US-30 overpass crashes into car on US-93, injures 2

The crash caused both lanes of traffic to be closed for over an hour
Published: Aug. 5, 2020 at 6:46 PM MDT
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FILER, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - Two people were transported to the hospital after a devastating car crash in Twin Falls County Wednesday night.

Corp. Bratt of the Twin Falls County Sheriff official tells KMVT a late model Dodge pickup was driving eastbound on Highway 30, when the driver became distracted and crossed over into westbound traffic, went off the shoulder and then went airborne onto Highway 93 near the underpass.

The pickup collided with a southbound Ford Fusion, which proceed to spin out of control under the underpass before coming to a stop. The pickup crossed over north and southbound traffic before coming to a stop on an uphill embankment.

The crash caused both lanes of traffic to be closed for over an hour by the Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office, but luckily no other vehicles were damaged in the accident.

Both drivers were injured in the accident and transported to nearby hospitals.

The driver of the pickup was transported to Saint Alphonsus in Boise by a Life Flight out of Burley and the driver of the passenger vehicle was transported by Magic Valley Paramedics to a local hospital.

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