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Truck rollover slows traffic on US 20 near Thornton

TRAFFIC ALERT Truck rollover slowing...

REXBURG, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - A truck accident on the westbound lanes of U.S. 20 blocked traffic near the Thornton interchange Saturday afternoon.  

Idaho State Police said a tire blew on the truck causing it to roll just before 1:45 p.m. 

ISP said Amy Tonks, 39, of Idaho Falls was driving the 1999 Isuzu truck. Tonks and her passenger, Kevin Tonks, 57, was taken to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.   

According to the hospital, Amy Tonks was released from the hospital, Kevin Tonks is listed as critical. 

Traffic was being diverted off of the highway at the Thornton exit for over an hour while emergency crews cleaned up the accident. 

 


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