Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Final Update-Two Vehicle Crash on I15 Near Exit 36

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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: 04/28/15 2:05 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

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On April 28, 2015, at approximately 12:00 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash northbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 37, south of Arimo, ID. Calvin Monson, age 84 of Arimo, ID, was traveling in a 2003 Chevrolet Impala. Owen Larsen, age 56 of Kaysville, UT, was traveling in a 2013 Chevrolet Volt. Monson was traveling south in the northbound lanes of travel when he struck Larsen's vehicle head on. Monson was transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello; Larsen was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center.

The drivers of both vehicles were wearing their seatbelts. The left northbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately three hours while crews worked to clear the scene. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.


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At this time all lanes have been cleared and are back open. More information on the crash will be released as it becomes available.


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The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two vehicle crash northbound I15 at milepost 36.5 near the Virginia exit. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.