Friday, September 14, 2012

**UPDATE** Injury crash on I-15 near Pocatello

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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: September 14, 2012 4:00 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Friday, September 14, 2012, at approximately 12:35 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash on Interstate 15 near Pocatello.

Christina Kolodziej, 43 of Emmett, Idaho, was driving a 2006 Ford Escape north on Interstate 15 near the junction with Interstate 86. When Kolodziej missed the exit for Interstate 86, she turned left to turn around on the Interstate. Kolodziej's vehicle was struck in the side by 2004 Nissan Altima driven by Robert Grannis, 68 of Sisters, Oregon.

Kolodziej, Grannis, and Grannis' passenger, Betty Grannis, 67 of Sisters, Oregon, were transported to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. All involved were wearing seatbelts.


Idaho State Police is currently investigating a multiple vehicle injury crash Northbound I15 near milepost 72.5. Motorists are advised to be cautious in the area.