On Thursday, March 23, 2023, at approximately 5:02 p.m., Blaine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 26 near milepost 217.
Upon investigation, it was determined that a 32-year-old male from Rigby, Idaho was driving a blue 2006 Chevrolet Colorado truck eastbound on Hwy 26. The driver reported swerving to miss a deer in the road and then losing control of the vehicle, skidding and rolling off the east shoulder into the lava rocks.
The driver was taken from the scene by ground ambulance to the Carey Airport and then transported by air ambulance for non-life-threatening injuries.
Blaine County Sheriff
Posted: 2:20 p.m. on March 27, 2023
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