Friday, February 24, 2017

Injury crash eastbound I86 at milepost 58, near Chubbuck

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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: 02/24/2017 4:30 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, February 24, 2017, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle injury crash eastbound I86 at milepost 58, near Chubbuck. Lee Savage, 34, of Chubbuck, was driving a 2014 Ram pickup eastbound on I86 near 58. Savage lost control and went off the left shoulder into the median and vehicle rolled coming to rest on its top. Savage attempted to get out of the vehicle, it shifted and pinned him.
Savage was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Savage was wearing a seatbelt. Lanes was blocked for approximately two hours.

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