Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Single Vehicle Rollover on I 15 near McCammon

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: August 3, 2011, 11:32 pm

Contact: Trooper T. Orr

On Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at approximately 6:00 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle rollover on Interstate 15 at milepost 48, near McCammon, Idaho.

Lois Lish, 79 year old, of Arimo, was southbound on Interstate 15. For unknown reasons the 2001 Buick Park Avenue drifted off the left shoulder of the roadway. Lish then overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll, coming to rest on the west side of the road.

Lish was extricated by the Bannock County Search and Rescue Team, then transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho, with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash is under investigation by Tpr. Orr of the Idaho State Police. Tpr. Orr was assisted at the scene by Tpr. Aikele, Bannock County Search and Rescue, Bannock County Sheriff's deputies, and Pocatello Ambulance Services.