Three-vehicle crash near in Blackfoot sends 2 to hospital
On Wednesday, Nov 21 at around 6:00 p.m., the Idaho State Police were called to a three vehicle crash on State Highway 39 at 500 W in Blackfoot.
Sarah Uptain, 23 of Blackfoot, was westbound on SH39 when she stopped to make a left turn onto 500 W. Kimberly Martinez, 21 of Pingree, was stopped behind Uptain.
Quinton Blackburn, 91 of Springfield, was westbound on SH39 when he failed to stop, hitting Martinez's vehicle. Martinez's vehicle was forced into Uptain's car. Blackburn and his passenger, Velda Blackburn, 88 of Springfield, were transported by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial. According to ISP, everyone was wearing seatbelts and alcohol was not involved.
This crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.