Saturday, July 23, 2011

Crash near Blackfoot injures one

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

For Immediate Release: 7/23/11 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Tpr. Graham

On July 23, 2011, at 12:35 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 15 near milepost 91. Quentin Christiansen, 20, of Blackfoot, was southbound in a 1999 Honda CRV when his left rear tire blew out. Christiansen's vehicle went off the right shoulder of the roadway and rolled across the parallel frontage road, coming to rest in a yard. Christiansen was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported to Bingham Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Trooper Graham of the Idaho State Police was assisted at the scene by Idaho State Police Corporal Bake, Bingham County deputies and EMS.