UPDATED: Driver taken to hospital in US-30 crash near Kimberly

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(KMVT/KSVT) — UPDATE (2:44 p.m.):
A driver of a pickup truck was taken to a Twin Falls hospital after being struck by cross traffic on US Highway 30 Tuesday morning, west of Kimberly.

A crash on US Highway 30 at 3400 East blocked the highway for a time Tuesday morning while emergency crews responded (Source: Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office)

A little after 8 a.m. Tuesday, emergency crews responded to the crash near N 3400 East, just west of Kimberly.

Idaho State Police said Payton Goff, 19, of Kimberly, was driving a red Chevrolet Colorado southbound on N 3400 E and stopped at the stop sign at US-30. Goff pull in front of cross traffic and was struck on the driver’s side.

ISP said the other vehicle driven by Kristian Turner, 33, of Hansen, a red Ford Expedition traveling west on US-30.

Goff had one child in the pickup truck, both wore seat belts. Turner had two children in the Expedition, and all three wore seat belts, according to an ISP news release. Goff was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke’s Magic Valley Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls.

Idaho State Police was assisted by the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Officer, Magic Valley Paramedics, Rock Creek Fire Department and Air St. Luke’s.

ISP said the westbound lanes reopened at about 9 a.m. The road was blocked for approximately three hours.

KMVT reached out to St. Luke's for a patient condition, but there were no patients listed with Goff's name.

INITIAL STORY:
Idaho State Police is investigation a crash that blocked US Highway 30 for a time Tuesday morning near Kimberly.

Emergency crews responded to the crash near N 3400 East, just west of Kimberly. The highway was completely blocked, according to a news release.

The Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office also responded and posted a picture of an ambulance helicopter that came to the crash location.
ISP said the westbound lanes reopened at about 9 a.m.

An officer in a patrol car was struck Monday, Dec. 9 at the same intersection.

KMVT will post more information when it becomes available.



 
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