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THREE INJURED WHEN SUV AND SEMI COLLIDE IN SOUTHEAST IDAHO

September 29, 2018

The tractor-trailer involved in a Friday morning collision with an SUV in Caribou County. Three people were injured in the crash.

On Friday, September 28, 2018, at approximately 10:38 a.m., the Caribou County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a report of a collision involving an SUV and a Semi pulling a trailer at the Hwy 30/Hwy 34 junction.

The driver of the SUV, Pauline R. Rigby (66) of Grace, Idaho, was traveling northbound on Hwy 34. The semi, driven by Luis Manuel Govea Lemus (25) of Portland, Oregon and his passenger Manuel Govea Maldonado (60) also of Portland, Oregon, was traveling eastbound on Hwy 30.

As the semi approached the intersection, Rigby pulled out, northbound across Hwy 30 and the semi and SUV collided.

Several units responded to the scene.

Rigby was transported by Air Idaho to Portneuf Medical Center for medical treatment. Luis Manual Govea Lemus and Manuel Govea Maldonado were transported by Caribou County EMS ground ambulance to the Caribou Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The traffic collision remains under investigation by the Caribou County Sheriff’s Office.

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