Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Commercial Vehicle Injury Crash in 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: 3/23/2016 7:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at 3:04 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a commercial vehicle rollover on southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 119 in Idaho Falls.

A 2003 Peterbilt loaded with fresh potatoes was southbound on the 119 on-ramp from U.S. Highway 20. The driver, Todd Eaton, 53, of Menan, failed to negotiate the curve and the vehicle tipped over. Eaton was transported by ground ambulance to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Both the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 were blocked for approximately 3.5 hours.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police