Friday, March 3, 2017

Injury Crash Southbound I15 in Bannock County

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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: 3/4/2017 12:03 a.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, March 3, 2017, at approximately 8:15 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle injury crash, southbound on I-15, at milepost 27, in Bannock County.

Frederick Andrews, 19, of Las Vegas, NV, was driving northbound on I-15 in a 1998 Buick LeSabre, when he drove off the road, overcorrected, and rolled through the median, coming to rest on the southbound side of the interstate.

Andrews was transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. He was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The southbound lanes of travel were reduced to one lane for approximately two and a half hours while crews worked to clear the scene. The crash is under investigation.