Friday, September 2, 2016

Update- Crash Slows Traffic near Fort Hall

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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: 9/3/2016 12:18 a.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

**Final Update***

On Friday, September 2, 2016, at 4:52 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a crash with no injuries on Interstate 15, northbound, at milepost 83 near Fort Hall.

Kassiah Waddell, age 29, of Rigby, was traveling north in a 1991 Ford Escort, when traffic began to merge from the number two lane to the number one lane. Kassiah failed to slow for traffic ahead and her vehicle collided with the rear of a 2008 Honda Odyssey van, driven by Jilverto Perez-Alcantar, age 38, of Mexico. The two vehicles came to rest in the number one lane and traffic was blocked for approximately thirty minutes. Traffic was slow and congested for several miles leading up to the crash, for approximately one and a half hours.

Both drivers and their passengers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


**End Update**

Idaho State Police are currently investigating a two vehicle non injury crash with blockage, northbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 83, near Fort Hall. Traffic is slow in the area.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.