Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Two Vehicle Crash Near Shelley Sends Two to Hospital

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release 3-26-2015 00:26
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 4:50 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash north on Interstate 15 at milepost 108, near Shelley,ID. Tamara Robertson, 25 of Idaho Falls, was northbound in a 2013 Ford Edge. Michael Peterson, 63 of Rexburg, was also northbound, behind Robertson, in a 2013 Toyota Scion. Robertson slowed down to allow another car to merge into the right lane in front of her, when Peterson ran into the back of her vehicle. Both vehicles came to a stop, blocking the right lane of travel . Michael Peterson, and his passenger Lois Peterson, were transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, ID. All occupants were wearing seat belts. Both lanes were blocked for approximately one hour. Idaho State Police was assisted by Bingham Co Sheriff's Office and Idaho Falls and Bingham Co EMS.

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