Two Vehicle Accident During Dust Storm on US 93
On July 15, 2017 at approximately 4:55 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle crash on northbound US93 near milepost 60, in Jerome County.
(Idaho State Police) A juvenile was driving northbound on US93 through a dust storm in a 1987 Ford F250 pulling a travel trailer. Susana Serrato Ferreira, 36, of Ketchum, Idaho was driving southbound on US93 in a 1999 GMC Jimmy. Randy F. Owen, 65, of Sacramento, California was also driving southbound on US93 in a 2014 Kia Optima.
The driver of the Ford side swiped the GMC Jimmy. The Ford continued across the southbound lane of travel and went off the west shoulder of the road. As the Ford was going off the road, the Kia collided with the trailer of the Ford. All occupants were wearing seatbelts.
The northbound lane was blocked for approximately one hour thirty-five minutes.