Friday, September 5, 2014

Crash on I-15 near Blackfoot-Update

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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: 9/05/14 7:55 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Friday, September 5, 2014, the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover crash northbound I15 near milepost 90, near Blackfoot.

Kai-En Yap, 29, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, was travelling northbound on Interstate 15 in a 2013 Chevy Traverse. Yap approached slow moving traffic where he abruptly changed lanes from the right hand lane to the left hand shoulder. Yap overcorrected and rolled his vehicle across the interstate where it came to rest in the right hand lane.

Yap and his passenger, Mengxi Zhang of California, were both transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

Both Yap and Zhang were wearing their seatbelts.

This crash is under investigation of the Idaho State Police.

**End Update**

Idaho State Police are currently investigating a one-vehicle rollover crash on I15 at milepost 91 near Blackfoot.
One lane is currently blocked and traffic may be moving slow through the area, so motorists are advised to use caution.