Thursday, March 24, 2016

*Final Update* Two-vehicle injury crash southbound I15 at milepost 76, near 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: 03/24/2016 6:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Thursday, March 24, 2016, at 2:29 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on Interstate 15 near milepost 76, near Fort Hall.

Jack Dalton, 68, of Idaho Falls was driving northbound on Interstate 15 in a 2014 Toyota Yaris in the slow lane of travel. Dalton went to change lanes into the fast lane when he was rear-ended by a 2015 Volkswagen Jetta that was traveling too fast; driven by Tre Martin, 23, of Pocatello. Both vehicles went into the median. The Yaris came to rest on the right shoulder of the southbound lanes, the Jetta came to rest in the median.

Airbags were deployed in both vehicles. Dalton was wearing a seatbelt and was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Martin was not wearing a seatbelt, and was not injured.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


The Idaho State Police is investigating a two-vehicle injury crash southbound I15 at milepost 72, near Pocatello. More information will be relayed when it becomes available.