Tuesday, September 10, 2013

2 Vehicle Crash near Shelley **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: 9/10/2013 5:45.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at approximately 3:00 p.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle property damage crash at the intersection of US Highway 91 and 1000 North road between Shelley and Firth. Macario Oliva, 57, of Shelly, was traveling south on US Highway 91 in a 1995 GMC Manure truck when he attempted to turn left onto 1000 North road. Douglas Erickson, 59, of Layton, Utah, was also traveling south on US Highway 91 in a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier. Erickson attempted to pass Oliva in the intersection where he struck the rear of his truck. Both lanes of travel were blocked for an hour while crews worked to remove the vehicles. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

This crash is still under investigation


The Idaho State Police are currently investigating a two-vehicle crash on US Highway 91 at milepost 115, near Shelley. The intersection is currently blocked.