Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Injury Crash on Interstate 15 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: 01/23/2013 at 12:20 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On January 23, 2013, the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 118, near Idaho Falls. Kristi Brown, age 41, of Rexburg, was traveling south in a 2003 Kia Sedona, when her vehicle began to leave the roadway on the left shoulder. Brown overcorrected, crossed both lanes of southbound traffic, and left the roadway on the right shoulder. Her vehicle rolled through the fence and came to rest on a frontage road.

Kristi Brown and her passenger Joseph Brown, age 39, of St. Anthony, were both transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Both occupants were wearing their seatbelts.

Idaho State Police were assisted by the Idaho Falls Police Department and the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.