Friday, February 24, 2017

Injury crash eastbound I86 at milepost 58, near Chubbuck

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 02/24/2017 4:30 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, February 24, 2017, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle injury crash eastbound I86 at milepost 58, near Chubbuck. Lee Savage, 34, of Chubbuck, was driving a 2014 Ram pickup eastbound on I86 near 58. Savage lost control and went off the left shoulder into the median and vehicle rolled coming to rest on its top. Savage attempted to get out of the vehicle, it shifted and pinned him.
Savage was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Savage was wearing a seatbelt. Lanes was blocked for approximately two hours.


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Update to the Idaho Amber Alert Notification System

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
ISP Headquarters
700 S. Stratford
Meridian, ID 83642

Idaho State Police News Release
For Immediate Release -
For Information Contact: Dawn Peck, (208) 884-7136

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Update to the Idaho Amber Alert Notification System
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The Idaho State Police (ISP) will release a new notification system to receive Amber Alerts, beginning February 24, 2017. You can now sign up to receive AMBER Alert notifications to your email on ISP's website address below. Just pick Idaho AMBER Alerts and enter your email. You will receive notices as AMBER Alerts are issued in the state.

https://isp.idaho.gov/isp/news_releases/newsReleaseSignUp.html


No changes have been made to how you will receive alerts on your cell phone via the Wireless Emergency Alert System (WEA).

If you have any questions or need help with signing up for this feature please call (208) 884-7136

Treacherous Driving Conditions on US30

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 2/24/2017 5:03 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Winter weather conditions have caused treacherous driving conditions on US30 from mileposts 220 to 256, between Kimberly and Burley. The Idaho State Police are advising motorists to use alternate routes if possible.

AC/JDS

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Idaho State Police welcomes new Public Information Officer

On Feb. 21, the Idaho State Police headquarters welcomed a new public information officer, Tim Marsano.

Media outlets from around Idaho should consider Tim a primary point of contact for questions regarding ISP, but reporters may also contact ISP troopers in their local areas if that contact information is already on hand.

"We are pleased to welcome Tim Marsano to the Idaho State Police," said Lt. Col. Kedrick Wills, deputy director. "His knowledge and experience working with Idaho media outlets should serve us well as we move forward."

Contact information is as follows:

Timothy Marsano
Public Information Officer
Idaho State Police
700 S. Stratford Dr.
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 884-7122 - Desk
(208) 576-2026 - Cell
tim.marsano@isp.idaho.gov

Commercial vehicle crash near Bliss

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 02/23/2017 10:45 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, February 23, 2017, at approximately 4:49 am, Idaho State Police investigated a two commercial vehicle crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 142, near Bliss. Ronik Hartonia, 60 years old, of Glendale, California, was driving eastbound in a 2009 Freightliner hauling a box trailer. Angel Ponce, 49 years old, of Los Angeles, California, was driving eastbound in a 2014 Kenworth. Hartonia's vehicle jackknifed in the lane of travel and Ponce's vehicle struck Hartonia's vehicle causing the eastbound lanes to be blocked. Hartonia and Ponce were both wearing seatbelts. The lanes were blocked for approximately three hours as crews cleared the scene.

JCH/SC
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Update: Commercial Vehicle Crash near Twin Falls

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 02/21/17 4:55 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Update***

All lanes are open on US93 near mile marker 43, just west of Twin Falls.

ln/sg


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On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at approximately 1:06 p.m. Idaho State Police investigated crash on U.S. Highway 93 near milepost 43, just west of Twin Falls.

Jon Williams, age 53, of Nampa, was driving southbound in a 1994 Volvo commercial vehicle with a Fleetwood mobile home trailer attached. There were gusts of wind up to 27 mph in the area at the time of the crash. Williams rounded the curve near milepost 43 and a gust of wind dislodged the attached Fleetwood mobile home. The Fleetwood mobile home tipped over and skidded across the two northbound lanes of U.S. 93.

The two northbound lanes of U.S. 93 are currently blocked while the wrecker crew works to clears the scene. Williams was not injured and was wearing his seatbelt.

SC/JMH


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Commercial Vehicle Crash near Twin Falls

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 2/21/17 - 3:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at approximately 1:06 p.m. Idaho State Police investigated crash on U.S. Highway 93 near milepost 43, just west of Twin Falls.

Jon Williams, age 53, of Nampa, was driving southbound in a 1994 Volvo commercial vehicle with a Fleetwood mobile home trailer attached. There were gusts of wind up to 27 mph in the area at the time of the crash. Williams rounded the curve near milepost 43 and a gust of wind dislodged the attached Fleetwood mobile home. The Fleetwood mobile home tipped over and skidded across the two northbound lanes of U.S. 93.

The two northbound lanes of U.S. 93 are currently blocked white the wrecker crew works to clears the scene. Williams was not injured and was wearing his seatbelt.

SC/JMH


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