Monday, May 25, 2015

*Final Update* Multiple Crashes South of Downey

Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 5/25/15 5:50 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

**Final update**

On Monday, May 25th, 2015, at approximately 1:10 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle, injury crash on Interstate 15 near milepost 30, south of the Downey exit.

Meghan Bostick, age 27, of Missoula, Montana, was in a 2008 Honda Civic driving north on Interstate 15 when she lost control of the vehicle and went through the median. The vehicle then struck a guardrail and rolled, coming to rest on its side, blocking the southbound lanes of I-15.

Bostick and her passenger, Levi Wood, age 27, also of Missoula, Montana, were transported to Portneuf Medical Center by ground ambulance. Both Bostick and Wood were wearing seat belts.

Both lanes of southbound Interstate 15 were blocked for approximately 45 minutes. One lane of travel was reopened to traffic just before 2:00 pm with the second reopened around 2:30 pm. This crash remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

Idaho State Police investigated a second crash near milepost 33. There were no injuries or blockage reported from this crash. The Bannock County Sheriff's Office investigated a third crash near milepost 27, also involving no injuries or blockage.



The southbound lanes are now cleared and are back open for motorists. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

( SA / KL )

***End Update***

Idaho State Police is currently investigating an injury crash, southbound I-15 at milepost 30.4, South of the Downey exit. Bannock county is also investigating another crash at milepost 27. At this time, the southbound lanes are being blocked at milepost 31 and traffic is being temporarily diverted.

Motorists are encouraged to slow for driving conditions and to avoid the area if possible.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

( SA / KL )