Sunday, February 14, 2016

***Final Update*** Lane Blockage on I-15

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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: 02/14/16 12:24 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

*****FINAL UPDATE************

On Sunday, February 14, 2016, at approximately 10:00 a.m. Idaho State Police investigated a jackknifed semi-truck south of Pocatello on Interstate 15. Driver Sean Mullins, 48, of Magna, Utah was travelling southbound in a 2013 Freightliner pulling an empty trailer, when he lost control of the vehicle near milepost 63. The semi-truck jackknifed, coming to a stop on the median side of the interstate, blocking the left southbound lane of travel.

Both lanes were blocked for approximately one and a half hours while the crash site was cleared.
Mullins was wearing a seatbelt.
This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


*****END OF UPDATE*****

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a property damage crash southbound I-15 at the 62 mile marker. Both lanes are blocked at this time. Updates will be sent out as soon they become available.