Single Vehicle Fatal Crash Northeast of Sun Valley
Idaho State Police are currently conducting an investigation into a recent fatality crash that took place on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at approximately 7:31 PM. The incident occurred on Trail Creek Road, close to Antelope Circle Road, located in Blaine County.
The accident was caused by overcorrection
The accident involved a Mercedes sedan, driven by a 47-year-old male from Orem, Utah. The vehicle was occupied by a 39-year-old female passenger from Vineyard, Utah. According to preliminary reports, the Mercedes was traveling in a southwest direction along Trail Creek Road when it veered off the right shoulder. In an attempt to correct the course of the car, the driver overcompensated, causing the vehicle to go down an embankment on the left side of the road and roll lover.
A female passenger from Vineyard, Utah succumbed to injuries at the scene
Tragically, the female passenger suffered severe injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver was transported to a local hospital by ground ambulance. The nature and extent of his injuries have not been disclosed at this time.
Seatbelts were worn by both the passenger and driver
Both the driver and the passenger were wearing their seatbelts when the accident occurred.
The Idaho State Police will continue their investigation to determine the precise factors that led to this unfortunate incident. No further details regarding the circumstances surrounding the crash have been made available to the public at this time. We'll keep you updated as more information becomes available.