Monday, January 23, 2017

UPDATE: Semi crash northbound I15 at milepost 31, near Downey

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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: 1/23/2017 9:34 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*****UPDATE*****

All lanes of travel are open at this time. There is still significant congestion in the area, so motorists should expect some delays.

kb/sa
*****END OF UPDATE*****

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a semi crash northbound I-15 at milepost 31. Both southbound lanes are blocked at this time, and the left northbound lane is blocked. More information will be released as it becomes available. Motorists are advised to use caution when driving in the area.

KB / SG

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Snow Plow Crash on US-20 in Bingham County

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 01/23/2017 9:15 p.m.

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On Monday, January 23, 2017, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash westbound on US-20 near milepost 278, in Bingham County.

Chad R. Barber, 33, of Rigby, was driving westbound in a 2005 Mack Truck CV713 plowing snow. Barber drove too close to the roads edge, slid off, and rolled the vehicle. Barber was wearing a seat belt.

All lanes of travel were blocked for approximately five and a half hours.

KS / JW
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Injury Crash on State Highway 55

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 01/23/17 9:00 P.M.
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On Monday, January 23, 2017, at approximately 1:00 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on State Highway 55 near milepost 138, in Valley County.

Bernard Bean, 88, of McCall, failed to yield when exiting a parking lot to turn southbound on SH55 in a 2004 Dodge 1500 pick-up. Peter Ellison, 70, of Cascade, was driving northbound in a 2000 Toyota Four Runner. Ellison collided with the front of Bean's vehicle. Ellison was wearing a seatbelt, Bean was not.

Both drivers were transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's McCall Medical Center.


JW / SA
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Semi crash northbound I15 at milepost 31, near Downey

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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: 1/23/2017 8:02 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a semi crash northbound I-15 at milepost 31. Both southbound lanes are blocked at this time, and the left northbound lane is blocked. More information will be released as it becomes available. Motorists are advised to use caution when driving in the area.

KB / SG

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Winter Weather Driving Conditions

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

For Immediate Release: 1/23/2017 at 12:20 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

There are currently multiple slide-offs and crashes occurring in the Magic Valley. Drivers are advised to plan extra travel time, and ensure their vehicles are winter weather ready for travel.

Please check 511.idaho.gov for updated road conditions and road closures.

KJ / NEH
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Multiple Crashes and Slide-offs in Pocatello and Blackfoot Areas

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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: 1/23/17 10:42 a.m.
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At this time, the Idaho State Police is responding to a large number of crashes and vehicles that have slid off the road, on I15 from the Bannock County/Oneida County line, at milepost 25 to milepost 98, north of Blackfoot. Slick road conditions and low visibility in areas are creating difficult driving conditions.

EH/MC
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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Update: Commercial Vehicle Crash With Blockage On U.S. Highway 93

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

For Immediate Release: 1/22/2017 7:59 p.m.
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*****UPDATE*****

Shortly after 7:00 a.m. this morning, January 22, 2017, the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover southbound on US93 at milepost 23, about three miles south of Hollister. Harpreet Dham, age 26 of Calgary, Alberta was driving southbound on US93 in a Freightliner Cascadia with a commercial trailer when he went off the right shoulder of the road, came back on, went into a broad slide, rolled over onto his side, and came to rest blocking both the northbound and southbound lanes of US93. Traffic was blocked for approximately 9 hours. Dham was not injured.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

EH / KJ

*****END OF UPDATE*****

The Idaho State Police is on scene of a commercial vehicle property damage crash on U.S. Highway 93 at milepost 23, south of Hollister.

Both north and southbound lanes are blocked due to emergency traffic. Please use caution in this area and expect delays. More information will be released once available.

KL/JMH
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