Sunday, May 1, 2016

*FINAL UPDATE* Injury Crash in Bannock County

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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: 05/01/16 03:15 a.m.

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**********FINAL UPDATE**********


On Saturday, April 30, 2016, at approximately 10:49 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash on US-91 at the intersection of Ballard Rd near Fort Hall.

Anthony Jim Jr., 38, of Fort Hall, ID was travelling eastbound on Ballard Rd in a Pontiac Grand Am when he failed to stop at a stop sign. Upon entering the intersection at US-91, Forrest Watkins, 56, of Pocatello, ID was travelling southbound on US-91 in a Dodge Intrepid, struck Jim's vehicle.

Watkins and a female passenger in Jim's vehicle were transported via ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Jim succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Both lanes of travel were blocked for approximately four hours. Watkins was the only one wearing a seatbelt. Notifications have been made.

This crash is currently under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


NG /NH

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The Idaho State Police is currently working a two-vehicle injury crash on southbound U.S. Highway 91 at Ballard in Bannock County. Both lanes are completely blocked at this time. More information will be released when available.

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Injury Crash In Bannock County

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

For Immediate Release: 4/30/2017 11:37 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Idaho State Police is currently working a two-vehicle injury crash on southbound U.S. Highway 91 at Ballard in Bannock County. Both lanes are completely blocked at this time. More information will be released when available.

KL/NG
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Injury Crash North of Blackfoot

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District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.

Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299

(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068


For Immediate Release: 04/30/16 06:45 p.m.

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On April 30, 2016, at approximately 3:20 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash on I15 near milepost 95, north of Blackfoot. Jennifer Leavitt, 36, of Blackfoot, was traveling northbound in a 2004 Pontiac Vibe.

Leavitt slowed abruptly to turn left through the median and was struck by Guztavo Iglezia, 25, of Rexburg, driving a 2000 Buick Regal.

Iglezia and one of his passengers were transported by ground to Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot. Everyone was wearing seatbelts.

This crash is currently under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


JS / NG

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Friday, April 29, 2016

*Correction* Property Damage Crash at Intersection of Cloverdale and Overland in Boise

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

For Immediate Release: 4/29/2016 7:22 p.m.
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***Final Update***

The original attempted stop was eastbound, not westbound, on Interstate 84 at milepost 45, near the Locust Grove Overpass.

KL/KJ

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On Friday, April 29, 2016, at 4:40 p.m. an Idaho State Police trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on a 2015 Ford Fusion for excessive speed on westbound Interstate 84 at milepost 45, near the Locust Grove Overpass.

The driver, Lisandra Lara, age 20 of Nampa, failed to stop. Lara exited at Eagle road, turned south onto Eagle road, then continued east onto Overland Road at a high rate of speed. The Idaho State Police trooper discontinued the pursuit. Lara continued in to the intersection of Overland and Cloverdale, where she crashed into a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder, driven by Peter Kingston, age 45 of Kuna. No injuries were reported from the crash.

Lara was booked into the Ada County Jail for felony eluding and driving without privileges. The crash is under investigation by the Boise Police Department.

KL/KJ
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Property Damage Crash at Intersection of Cloverdale and Overland in Boise

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

For Immediate Release: 4/29/2016 7:15 p.m.
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On Friday, April 29, 2016, at 4:40 p.m. an Idaho State Police trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on a 2015 Ford Fusion for excessive speed on westbound Interstate 84 at milepost 45, near the Locust Grove Overpass.

The driver, Lisandra Lara, age 20 of Nampa, failed to stop. Lara exited at Eagle road, turned south onto Eagle road, then continued east onto Overland Road at a high rate of speed. The Idaho State Police trooper discontinued the pursuit. Lara continued in to the intersection of Overland and Cloverdale, where she crashed into a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder, driven by Peter Kingston, age 45 of Kuna. No injuries were reported from the crash.

Lara was booked into the Ada County Jail for felony eluding and driving without privileges. The crash is under investigation by the Boise Police Department.

KL/KJ
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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Update - Fatal Crash Near New Plymouth

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

For Immediate Release: 4/28/2016 7:42 p.m.
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****Update****

Antonio Salas, age 53 of Roy, UT, succumbed to his injuries at the time of the crash. Notification to family has been made.

KJ / SC

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On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at 3:28 p.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 10 near the New Plymouth exit.

A 53 year old male, driving a 1999 Chrysler Concorde, was eastbound on Interstate 84. According to witnesses, the driver of the Chrysler Concorde went to pass another vehicle on the left shoulder. The driver lost control and rolled multiple times through the median. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt, and was ejected from the vehicle, and came to rest in the westbound lanes.

Idaho State Police is still in the process of making family notifications. The eastbound lanes were blocked for approximately 45 minutes. The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately 2 hours. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

KL/NEH
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Update - Fatal Crash On US26 West of Moreland

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

For Immediate Release: 04/28/2016 2:10pm
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****Update****

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, at 8:00am, Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle rollover crash westbound on US26 at mile post 297, west of Moreland, ID.

James L. Barry, 33 of Idaho Falls was driving westbound on US26 in a 2007 Dodge R1500 Pickup. Barry drove off the roadway, overcorrected, and rolled onto the shoulder.

Barry was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello where he succumbed to his injuries.

Next of kin has been notified.

LN/JW
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For Immediate Release: 04/28/2016 08:55 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a one-vehicle injury rollover crash westbound on US26 at mile marker 297, west of Mooreland, ID.

There is currently no blockage.

More information will be released when it is available.

LN/JW
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