Friday, December 27, 2013

Crash on I15 north of Blackfoot

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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: 12/27/13 3:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, December 27, 2013, at approximately 1:15 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 94 on the Snake River Bridge north of Blackfoot. Felipe Reyes, 39, of Blackfoot, was headed northbound in a 2005 Buick Rendezvous in the left lane when he lost control of his vehicle. Reyes' vehicle crossed the right lane and struck the wall of the bridge, then crossed back over both lanes of travel and struck the wall again, coming to rest in the left lane. Reyes and his passenger Mary Reyes, 38, of Blackfoot, and a juvenile passenger were all wearing their seatbelts and were not transported. The left lane was blocked for approximately an hour while crews worked.