Monday, August 27, 2012

Crash on I-86 blocking **Update**

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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: August 27, 2012 3:20 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

****UPDATE**** All lanes are now open.

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a semi-truck crash on I-86 at the Seagull Bay exit east of American Falls. There are no injuries, however, the east bound lanes of I-86 are partially blocked and traffic is congested in the area. According to State Police, the driver of the Semi-Truck, Gerardo Rincon, age 34, of Ririe, ID was westbound on I-86 when his left front tire deflated. Rincon lost control of the truck, sideswiped a guardrail, drove off the road, through the median, across the east bound lanes and into a guardrail.