On Saturday, October 12, 2013, at approximately 7:20 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle crash near the intersection of E 1100 S and Valley Road, in Hazelton.

Gary W. Smith, 52, of Upton, KY, was stopped on Valley Road in a 2010 Freightliner pulling a 2014 Wabash trailer. Smith attempted to turn around at the intersection of 1100 S. Lori A. Alcala, 51, of Hazelton, ID was driving north on Valley Road in a 2004 Ford Taurus. Alcala struck the front axle of the Wabash trailer. Michael R. Graff, 52, of Hazelton, ID., was also driving north on Valley Road, in a 1995 Mazda 626. Graff struck the middle of the Wabash trailer.

All subjects were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crashes. Jerome County Paramedics were dispatched to the crash scene, but did not transport subjects to the hospital.