Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Property Damage Crash SB I15 @ 71

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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: 12/18/12 19:31
Please direct questions to the District Office

On December 18, 2012, at approximately 6:28 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a crash on Interstate at milepost 71 near Pocatello.

Russel Lott,age 35, of Chubbuck, was south bound in a 1992 Ford F150. Christopher Robertson,age 56, of Shelley, was south bound on Interstate 15 at milepost 71 in a 2006 Toyota Avalon. Robertson was stopped as traffic was backed up due to a separate crash at milepost 68. Lott tried to avoid Robertson's vehicle but was unable to stop his vehicle in time and hit Robertson's vehicle. Lott's vehicle came to rest in the median. All occupants were wearing seatbelts and no injuries were reported.