Monday, May 27, 2013

Crash on US91 near Fort Hall

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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: 05/27/2013 1:05 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On May 26, 2013, at approximately 10:04 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a crash on US91 at milepost 84.6, near Fort Hall. Ernest Bercier, 47 of Idaho Falls, was fleeing from the Bannock County Sheriff?s Office after he failed to stop for a traffic violation. Bercier collided with a 2003 Dodge caravan, driven by Aaron Martin, 33 of Chubbuck. After the collision, Bercier drove off the roadway into a canal.
Bercier and his passenger Glenda Dixey, 43 of Pocatello were transported to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Martin and his passengers were not injured. The highway was blocked for approximately two hours.