Thursday, September 10, 2015

Semi Crash Transporting Bees Southbound I-15 in Pocatello

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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: 9/10/15 6:50 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, September 10, 2015, at approximately 1:23 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle crash southbound I-15 at milepost 71, in Pocatello, ID.

Robert M. Langford, 32, of Ogden, UT, was driving a Semi pulling a trailer loaded with bees. Langford was reaching for an item, drove off the roadway, hitting a concrete barrier under the overpass. The vehicle continued off the roadway and overturned.

Langford was transported by ground ambulance to the Portneuf Medical Center, in Pocatello. The right lane of travel was blocked for approximately three and a half hours.

This crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.