Thursday, October 22, 2015

Final Update: Crash partially blocking southbound I15 at milepost 114

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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: 10/22/15 - 1:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*****Final Update*****

On Thursday, October 22, 2015, at approximately 5:30 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle semi crash southbound I15 at milepost 114, south of Idaho Falls.

Vincent E. Wood, 41, of Rigby was traveling southbound on I15 at milepost 114 in a 2015 Peterbuilt tractor hauling two trailers. The second trailer disconnected and came to rest in the middle of the Interstate. Jeffery P. Mumper, 57, of Lower Lake, CA was traveling southbound when he struck the detached trailer.

Both occupants were transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

Both occupants were wearing their seatbelts.

One southbound lane was blocked for approximately 8 hours.

The Idaho State Police was assisted by the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


*****End of Final Update*****

At this time, the Idaho State Police is investigating a crash involving two semi trucks southbound I15 at milepost 114, south of Idaho Falls. The right southbound lane is blocked.

Motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling through the area.

More information will be released as it becomes available.