Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Public Help Needed For Information on Hit and Run Crash Near Pocatello

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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: 01/01/13 6:00 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Idaho State Police is investigating a crash that occurred westbound on Interstate 86 at milepost 62. At approximately occurred at 2:57 pm, on January 1, 2013, a Cadillac was travelling from southbound Interstate 15 to westbound Interstate 86. At the same time a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer was travelling from northbound Interstate15 to westbound Interstate 86. The Cadillac travelled into the lane occupied by the Chevrolet Blazer and collided with the Blazer. The Blazer rolled and came to rest on its roof, while the Cadillac left the scene.

The Cadillac sustained heavy damage to the driver side and the front end of the car. It is believed to be a White 2 door model with Utah license plates that start with either A68, 638 or A38. This vehicle is also believed to have been involved in a reckless driving incident on New Year's Eve that involved brandishing a weapon. The Idaho State Police is asking anyone with information about this vehicle contact them at (208) 236-6066.