Thursday, July 11, 2013

*final update* Semi truck loses trailer on Interstate 86 near American Falls

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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: 07/11/13 9:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

** Final Update **

All lanes of travel are now open.

** Update **

On July 11, 2013 at approximately 1:00 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash on I86 at milepost 36, near American Falls.

Kenneth Jones, 47, of Blackfoot, was traveling westbound in a 2000 Kenworth Semi with a milk trailer, when his trailer separated from the semi truck. The trailer dug into the roadway and came to a stop leaving a gouge in the concrete approximately 150 yards long.

The right lane is still blocked while ITD repairs the roadway.

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a single-vehicle property damage crash westbound on Interstate 86 at milepost 36, near American Falls. A semi truck lost its trailer on the Interstate, causing damage to the roadway. The right lane is partially blocked while the scene is being cleaned and repaired, but traffic can still get through. Updates will be issued when the information becomes available.