Tuesday, October 4, 2016

*Update* Multiple Vehicle Crash 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: 10/04/16 5:37 A.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at approximately 2:43 am, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash, southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 62, near Pocatello. Frank Talbot, 80, of Roy, Utah, was driving a 2003 Ford Windstar Van. Talbot was driving the wrong way, northbound in the southbound lanes of travel. Talbot's vehicle struck a 2007 GMC Yukon driven by a minor. Both vehicles entered the median.

Talbot was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center. He was not wearing a seatbelt. The left lane of travel was blocked for approximately one hour while crews investigated.


The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a multiple vehicle crash southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 63, near Pocatello. The left lane of travel is currently blocked. More information will be released when it becomes available.