Fatal crash on Hansen Bridge east of Twin Falls

Fatal crash on Hansen Bridge east of Twin Falls

Credit: Idahobyways.gov

The Hansen Bridge stretches over a portion of the Snake River in this file photo.

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by KTVB.COM

KTVB.COM

Posted on November 26, 2012 at 9:23 AM

Updated Sunday, Nov 10 at 1:09 AM

JEROME COUNTY, Idaho -- A California man is dead and an Idaho woman is hospitalized after a two-vehicle collision on the Hansen Bridge Sunday afternoon.

According to Idaho State Police, 53-year-old Jeffrey Evans from Grass Valley, CA died after trying to make a U-turn in front of an oncoming vehicle at approximately 5:34 p.m.

Investigators say Evans was pulled over on the side of the road when he attempted the maneuver.

Evans' vehicle was then struck by a pickup driven by 40-year-old Shane Scott from Filer, Idaho.

Scott's passenger, 40-year-old Diana Scott, was also injured in the crash. Police say she was flown via air ambulance to a Twin Falls hospital.

All lanes of travel were blocked for approximately three hours after the accident.

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