UPDATE – Three Vehicle Pileup Close Portion Of Highway 30
Filer, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) – Police are on the scene of a three vehicle crash west of Filer.
Idaho State Police say the accident at milepost between 207 and 208 involves two pickup trucks and a mini-van. The accident was reported at 1:40 pm this afternoon. No serious injuries have been reported.
The road may be closed for up to two hours as authorities investigate and clear the wreckage.
UPDATE (4pm – 01/08/14) From the ISP: On January 8, 2014, at approximately 1:40 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle crash near Filer. Bryan Sharkey, age 30 of Twin Falls, was traveling in a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado.
Paul Neyhart, age 77 of Filer, was traveling in a 2003 Pontiac Montana. Dario Marques, age 60 of Buhl, was traveling in a 2000 Ford Ranger. Neyhart was traveling east on U.S. Highway 30 and stopped to make a left hand turn onto 2100 E. Sharkey was also traveling east on U.S. Highway 30, failed to yield for Neyhart, and struck his vehicle. Marques was traveling west on U.S. Highway 30, when he was struck by Neyhart’s vehicle. Neyhart was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke’s Magic Valley in Twin Falls.
The eastbound and westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 30 were blocked for approximately one and a half hours. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.