The Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office says one person has died in the crash. Story updated at 6:40 p.m. Monday.
The following is a press release from the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office:
This afternoon at approximately 2:36 p.m. Bonneville County Sheriff’s deputies and Idaho Falls Ambulance responded to the intersection of 97th South and 15th East to a two-vehicle injury crash. Upon arrival emergency personnel discovered an injured male and female in an older Chevy pickup and an injured female in a smaller Toyota sedan. All three were transported by Idaho Falls Ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
The male, identified as Frank J Kennedy III, 56 of Washington, was driving the pickup west bound on 97th S. with a 49-year-old female passenger and appeared to have failed to yield at 15th E. colliding with the Toyota driven by a 69 year old female from Idaho Falls. Both females were wearing seat belts in their respective vehicles; however, Kennedy was ejected from the pickup and later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
BONNEVILLE COUNTY — Two vehicles are completely destroyed after a crash Monday afternoon.
Both the pickup and the car involved are torn up and in a field at 97 South 15th East. Emergency crews are at the wreck.
Three people were taken from the crash by ambulance. One of them was in serious condition.
We will bring you more information as it becomes available.