Friday, November 8, 2013

**Update**Injury Crash I15@89

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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: 11-08-2013 3:04 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday November 7th , 2013 at approximately 10:21 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover crash on I15 at milepost 89, near Blackfoot. Rosalie Evans, 41, of Lewisville, and her five passengers were northbound in a 1999 Dodge Durango when they encountered a semi truck tire and wheel in the left lane of travel. Evan's struck the wheel causing her vehicle to veer off the left side of the roadway and roll, coming to rest in the median. All occupants were wearing their seatbelts except for a 13 year old juvenile who was ejected from the vehicle. All of the occupants were transported to Portneuf Medical Center by ground ambulance.

The Idaho State Police were able to locate the truck that lost the tire at the Dad's truck stop off of exit 113, where the driver was not aware he has lost a tire.

The crash is still under investigation.

***End of update***

At this time, the Idaho State Police is investigating a one vehicle rollover on Interstate 15 at the 89 milemarker. The left lanes of both north and southbound I15 are blocked. Please use caution if in this area. Further information will be provided at a later time.