Sunday, July 13, 2014

One-Vehicle Injury Crash on US89

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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: 07/13/14 11:40 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, July 13, 2014, at approximately 8:49 pm the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover crash on US89 at milepost 29, east of Montpelier. Nicholas Roberts, 29, of Ovid, was driving north on US89 in a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado. Roberts drove off the shoulder of the road, drove back onto the road and overcorrected subsequently rolling the vehicle. Roberts and his passenger, Tyson Hamilton, 28, of Montpelier, were both transported by ground ambulance to Bear Lake Memorial.

Roberts and Hamilton were not wearing seatbelts. The highway was blocked for approximately 30 minutes in both directions. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.