Monday, July 28, 2014

Injury Crash on I15 at milepost 64

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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: Monday July 28, 2014 12:42 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, July 28, 2014, at 10:45 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 64.

Kathleen Hiller, 15, of Pocatello, in a 2006 Chrysler van and Tobin Raju,26, of Northridge, California , in a 2001 Toyota Camry, were each driving north on I15. Hiller attempted a lane change into the lane occupied by Raju. Raju swerved and the vehicle rolled into the median.

Raju's passenger, Peter Tran, 25, of Chatsworth, California, was transported via ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.

All occupants were wearing their seatbelts and the road was partly blocked for an hour and fifteen minutes while crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.