Saturday, August 15, 2015

Two vehicle crash on US-91 at milepost 83.5

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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: 8/15/2015 1:09 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, August 15, 2015 at approximately 10:23 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash on US-91 at milepost 83.5, north of Chubbuck.

Elizabeth Loynd, 27, of Shelley was northbound on US-91 in a 2010 Ford Ranger. Marcia Chapo, 21, of Fort Hall was also northbound in a 2007 Toyota Camry. Loynd slowed to perform a U-turn. While Loynd was executing the U-turn, the Camry struck the Ranger on the driver's side.

Both Chapo and Loynd were transported to Portneuf Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance. Loynd was wearing her seatbelt; Chapo was not. The northbound lanes were blocked for approximately twenty minutes while crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.