Friday, October 19, 2012

Crash on US91 at South Shilling Blocks Traffic

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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: 10/19/20125 8:30pm
Please direct questions to the District Office


On October 19, 2012 at 5:44pm, the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash southbound on US91 at mile marker 99, in Blackfoot.

Blackfoot Police Department was in pursuit of a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am traveling southbound on US91 at South Shilling. A second Blackfoot Police Officer spiked the vehicle as it passed, causing the driver, Daniel R. Wallace, 34 of Chubbuck, to lose control. Wallace drove into the oncoming lane of travel and struck a 2005 Kia Spectra being driven by David J. Contreras, 17 of Blackfoot.

Wallace and his passenger, Kylee R. Borjas-Black, 23 of Pocatello, fled on foot after the vehicle crashed. They were both later arrested by the Blackfoot Police Department.

Contreras and his three passengers: Porfirio Juarez, 17 of Blackfoot; Getzely Huerta-Valenzuela, 15 of Aberdeen; and Diego J. Gonzalez, 17 of Moreland, were all transported by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial Hospital.

The northbound lane of travel on US91 was blocked for 2 hours while crews worked to remove the wreckage.


Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash northbound on US91 at milepost 99, South Shilling, in Blackfoot.

At this time the northbound lane of travel are blocked. Motorists should expect delays.