Saturday, September 10, 2016

Final Update - Two Vehicle Non Injury Crash Blocks Interstate 15 Near Blackfoot

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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: 09/10/2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*****Final Update*****

On September 10, 2016, at approximately 4:17 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 93, near Blackfoot.

Krystal Leonardson, 22, of Idaho Falls, ID, was driving northbound Interstate 15 in a 2012 Ford Fusion. Leonardson was entering the Interstate from exit 93, when a vehicle had slowed on the onramp. Leonardson swerved into the northbound lanes of Interstate 15 and was struck by Joaquin Cordero-Rios, 49 of West Valley, UT, driving a 2013 International commercial vehicle. Both vehicles came to rest in the median of Interstate 15.

The left southbound lane of Interstate 15 was blocked for approximately two hours while crews worked to clear the scene. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


*****End of Update*****


The left lane of southbound Interstate 15 is no longer blocked.


*****End of Update****

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two-vehicle crash northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 92.5, near Blackfoot. The left lane of southbound Interstate 15 is blocked at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.