Saturday, September 26, 2015

Crash south of Idaho Falls

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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: 9/27/2015 12:10 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On September 26, 2015, at approximately 6:31 p.m., a two-vehicle crash occurred on southbound Interstate 15, at milepost 113, south of Idaho Falls. A 2001 Dodge Caravan, driven by Cecilio Ramirez-Garcia, 26, of Spokane Valley, WA, was headed southbound, when he struck a 2013 KIA Sportage, driven by Kristi Taylor, 43, of Pocatello. Ramirez-Garcia's vehicle rolled off the right shoulder of the roadway and landed upright in a canal. Both Ramirez-Garcia and Taylor were wearing their seatbelts and were uninjured in the crash.

Ramirez-Garcia was arrested and charged with reckless driving. He is incarcerated at the Bonneville County Jail. The crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.