Saturday, February 1, 2014

One Vehicle Injury Crash near Fort Hall

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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: 02/01/14 1:45 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On January 31, 2014, at approximately 10:26 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle rollover crash southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 80, near Fort Hall. Eric Miller, 20, of Idaho Falls, was traveling southbound on Interstate 15 near milepost 80, in a 2002 Subaru Impreza, when he went off the right shoulder of the roadway, through a fence, and into an empty irrigation ditch. Miller and his two passengers; Stacey Whitmore, 32, of St. Anthony, and Casey Edwards, 21, of Idaho Falls, were transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.

Miller was cited for inattentive driving and no driver's license. All occupants of the vehicle were wearing their seatbelts. The crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.