Sunday, June 26, 2016

Injury crash on I-86 near West Pocatello exit

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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: 6/26/16 - 8:30
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, June 26, 2016, at approximately 4:50 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle, rollover crash on Interstate 86 near milepost 59, about 1 mile east of the West Pocatello exit.

Samantha Derouche, age 26, of Blackfoot, driving a 2004 GMC Yukon, was eastbound on Interstate 86 when she drifted off the right shoulder of the road. Derouche overcorrected the vehicle and rolled multiple times. Derouche was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. She was transported to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.

One lane of eastbound I-86 was blocked for about 3 hours while crews worked to clear the scene.