Injury crash in Pocatello

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 7:52 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash near the intersection of South 4th Avenue and East Center Street in Pocatello.

Britany Turpin, 25, of Pocatello, was driving southbound on South 4th Avenue in a 2007 Chevrolet Colorado.  Alexander R. Knudsen, 27, of Idaho Falls, was driving eastbound on East Center Street in a 2017 Mazda MZ3.  Turpin failed to stop for a red light, entered the intersection at a high rate of speed, and collided with the Mazda. After impact, the Mazda continued southbound on South 4th Avenue and struck a nearby building.

Turpin and Knudsen were transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center.  Knudsen was wearing a seatbelt.

Idaho State Police was assisted at the scene by the Pocatello Police Department and Bannock County Search and Rescue.  

This crash is under investigation.