Friday, March 31, 2017

Injury Crash on I15@85

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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: 03/31/17 4:42 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, March 31, 2017, at approximately 12:24 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle, injury crash, on northbound Interstate 15 near milepost 86, in Bingham County.

Sylvia Ofori, age 27, of Pocatello, ID, was driving northbound on I15 in a 2003 Hyundai Sonata. A second involved vehicle changed lanes towards Ofori's vehicle. To avoid impact Ofori drove off the left shoulder. Ofori's vehicle continued through the median and rolled. Ofori was wearing a seatbelt.

Ofori was transported by ground ambulance to the Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, ID.

Both northbound lanes of travel were blocked for approximately fifteen minutes.

The investigation is ongoing.

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