Monday, May 16, 2016

Single vehicle crash on I-15

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: Monday May 16, 2016 11:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, May 16, 2016, at 8:40 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury crash on I-15 at milepost 100, just south of the Blackfoot rest area.

Michael Pearse, 36, of Carmen, Idaho, was driving southbound in a 1997 Dodge Caravan. Pearse drove off the left shoulder, overcorrected, and went off the right shoulder where the vehicle rolled.

Pearse was transported via ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Pearse was wearing his seatbelt.

The lane was partially blocked for two hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police