Thursday, September 27, 2012

Crash on I15 near Idaho Falls

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 9/27/12 4:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On September 27, 2012, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Benjamin P. Tveidt, 26, of Boise, was traveling south on I-15 near milepost 119 operating a military hummvee pulling a utility trailer. Tveidt was following the vehicle in front of him too closely, and was unable to stop when traffic slowed for the construction zone. Tveidt locked up his brakes and swerved, causing his trailer to overturn.

ISP was assisted by ITD and sign crews from the construction zone.