Tuesday, August 23, 2016

No Injuries in Two Vehicle Crash Near Downey

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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: 8/23/2016 at 8:35 p.m. Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at approximately 5:20 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle non-injury crash northbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 36, near Downey. The crash occurred in a construction zone where both northbound and southbound travel are divided in the two northbound lanes. Bret Allen, 34 of Allen, TX, was driving a 2008 GMC Sierra pickup northbound at milepost 36 on the northbound on ramp. Allen attempted to make a u-turn from the on ramp to the southbound lane and struck a northbound semi. The 2010 Kenworth semi was driven by Theron Briggs, 54, of Layton, UT.

All subjects in both vehicles were wearing seatbelts. The onramp was blocked for approximately one hour.

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