Twin Falls Sheriff's Office responds to multiple crashes due to winter conditions

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) The Twin Falls Sheriff's Department recommends motorists to slow down and be cautious out on the roads after officials reported several crashes and slide-offs early Sunday morning.

Lori Stewart

Lori Stewart, the public information officer for the sheriff's department said no injuries were reported.

"Please slow down, allow extra time and distance for stopping, and keep emergency supplies in your vehicle if you are traveling long distance," Stewart said.

Stewart said the first call came in at 2:45 a.m. on Highway 30.

The sheriff's office reported to at least seven crashes, including one at
10:49 a.m. where a vehicle rolled over on 3100 East 3575 North and two cars striking a power pole line, one incident happened near Hansen.

The Idaho State Police were called to slide-offs on the Interstate 84 as well.

ISP, Sgt. Keith Thompson said, drivers should be cautious while driving near semi trucks.

"Semis usually travel faster in the snow than a car can because of their weight but people aren't slowing down," Thompson said. "When semi pulls around you, you might want to slow down a little bit," he said.

Thompson said no one got hurt as well.




 
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