Warrant Issued for Twin Falls Man Who Crashed Into Ambulance
Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – The Idaho State Police are searching for a Twin Falls man wanted in the connection of inattentive driving in Adams County.
Police are looking for Samuel John McCartney, 36 of Twin Falls who, authorities say, was driving a car that collided head-on with the Council Ambulance on U.S. Highway 95 milepost 121 near Indian Valley on October 22, 2013. That crash seriously injured two EMTs that were treating a patient in the back of the ambulance at the time of the crash and injured the driver of the ambulance, as well as, the patient.
McCartney appeared at his arraignment in Third District Court in February but failed to appear for a scheduled pretrial conference in court on March 27th. The Honorable John Meienhofer issued a bench warrant for McCartney’s arrest and set a bond at $10,000.00.
Anyone with information on the location of McCartney is asked to call Idaho State Police at (208) 884-7360. ISP has information that McCartney may be out of state.