Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Two Vehicle Crash North of Blackfoot

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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: 3-31-2015 5:05pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at 1:45 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash just north of Blackfoot. Warren Jones, 53 of Pennsylvania, was north on Interstate 15 near the 96 mile marker in a White Kenworth Semi tractor-trailer. Joseph Pilgrim, 19 of Ashton, ID, was also north on I15 in a silver Ford pickup pulling a trailer. Pilgrim's trailer came unhooked and struck the semi. The trailer came to rest in the middle of the northbound lanes. The road was shut down for approximately one hour in order to remove the vehicles and debris. Neither driver was injured, and both were wearing seatbelts. Pilgrim was cited for unsafe equipment.