Thursday, October 1, 2015

Update: Two Vehicle Crash on I15@82

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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: 10/01/15 1:00 A.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***** Update *****

On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at approximately 10:40 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 15 near milepost 82, in Bingham County.

Virgil Jonak, 82, of Shelley, ID, was driving northbound on I15 in a 1996 Ford Thunderbird. Navdeep Singh, 23, of Yuba City, CA, was also driving northbound on I15 in a 2014 Volvo Commercial Tractor hauling one trailer. Singh failed to yield for slowing traffic and collided with the back of the 1996 Ford Thunderbird. All occupants were wearing seatbelts.

The right lane of northbound I15 was blocked for approximately one and a half hours.


***** End Update ******

Idaho State Police are investigating a two vehicle crash on I15 near milepost 82, in Bingham County. The right lane of travel is blocked on the northbound side. More information will be released when it becomes available.