Monday, July 10, 2017

Single-Vehicle Crash Northbound I-15 Near Fort Hall

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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: 07/10/17 5:15 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 10, 2017, at approximately 2:10 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a property damage crash northbound on Interstate 15 between mileposts 75 and 88, near Fort Hall. Gregory Hamman, 35, of Blackfoot, was driving a 2008 Kenworth semi transporting an excavator northbound on Interstate 15. The excavator hit bridges near mileposts 75, 86, and 88. Each impact put debris onto the roadway which damaged other vehicles traveling in the area.

The right northbound lane of Interstate 15 was blocked for approximately 20 minutes while the debris was cleaned up. The right lane continues to be closed between mileposts 86-88 while the Idaho Transportation Department conducts maintenance on the affected bridges.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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