Two crashes send drivers to hospital

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Two crashes in Jefferson County last week, on April 11 and April 12, ended with ambulances taking people to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to an Idaho State Police press release, a Roberts man was injured after being ejected from a 2004 Ford Mustang April 11.

Ramon Silerio, 31, of Roberts, was traveling southbound on Interstate 15, at around 2:45 p.m., when he lost control of his vehicle. The car crossed the median, rolled through the northbound lanes of travel and came to rest on the right shoulder.

He was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected. Ground ambulance transported him to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

On April 12, according to a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office press release, a juvenile riding a 2014 Honda motorcycle failed to yield at a stop sign and hit an SUV.

A 17-year-old from Rigby was traveling eastbound on Yellowstone Highway near 518 N., when, according to witnesses, he failed to yield at the intersection and struck at 2001 Ford Expedition driven by Kris Caudillo, 29, of Rigby.

The juvenile sustained serious injuries to his lower leg and was transported by life flight to EIRMC. He is expected to survive.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with the Idaho State Police, Rigby Police Department and Central Fire QRU responded to the accident.

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