Sunday, November 11, 2012

Salt Lake Express Bus Crashes Near Pocatello Creek Exit

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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: 11-11-2012 2:30am

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, November 11, 2012, at 1:10am, the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash involving a Salt Lake Express Bus. The Salt Lake Express Bus was northbound on Interstate 15 at the 70 mile marker near the Pocatello Creek Exit. The driver, Elijah Hansen, 30 from Provo, UT, lost control of the vehicle on the icy roads, crossing into the median. He then went across the southbound lanes of traffic and off onto the right shoulder on the southbound side. Three of the passengers on the bus were transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.