Friday, October 26, 2012

**UPDATE** Single vehicle crash I15 near 73

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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: October 26,2012 9:00 am
Please direct questions to the District Office


On October 26, 2012, at approximately 5:15 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash southbound I15 near milepost 73, Chubbuck, ID.

Jeffrey A. Johns, 46, of Blackfoot, ID, was traveling north on I15 in a 2007 GMC pickup pulling a trailer, when he attempted to cross the bridge that was covered in ice. Johns lost control of his trailer, causing it to jack knife and hit the guard rail. John's vehicle ended up facing the wrong way in the left lane.

The left lane was blocked for approximately two hours. Johns was wearing his seat belt.


Idaho State Police is currently investigating a single vehicle crash southbound I15 near milepost 73. The left lane is currently blocked.

Updates will follow when more information becomes available