Wyoming Highway Patrol and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office respond to Grover accident
***Updated 11:15 a.m. August 20, 2019*** –
According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper on the scene, “a 16-year old male was traveling southbound on U.S. 89 in Grover when the vehicle in front of him slowed to turn. He then swerved to try and pass the vehicle and ended up running head-on with a vehicle traveling the opposite direction.”
The WHP detailed the drivers of the northbound vehicle were from New York and included a 55-year old female driver and a 23-year old male passenger. According to the report, both drivers were transported to Star Valley Health where they were treated and released.
The 23-year old male passenger was transported for medical care with what is being categorized as “serious injuries”.
This accident is still under investigation by the WHP.
Deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office as well as the Wyoming Highway Patrol and other first responders arrived on the scene of a crash in the Grover area on Monday August 19.
The Sheriff’s Office stated that they “responded to a two-vehicle head-on crash with injuries [to] three people who were transported for medical treatment.”
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office also emphasized that the Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
SVI Media has contacted the WHP and updated information will be added to this story as it becomes available.