Monday, November 28, 2016

Crashes in the Pocatello and surrounding areas this morning.

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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: 11/28/16 11:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, November 28, 2016, at approximately 7:26 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle, rollover crash on Interstate 86 near milepost 55, west of the Pocatello airport.

Sean Lewis, age 38, of Pocatello, was driving 2006 GMC Canyon pickup east on Interstate 86. Lewis attempted to make a lane change and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle left the road off the right shoulder and rolled.

Lewis and his three juvenile passengers were transported to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello by ground ambulance. Lewis was wearing his seatbelt. The three passengers were not wearing seat belts.

Idaho State Police and surrounding law enforcement agencies dealt with traffic crashes and vehicle slide-offs during most of the morning commute. Idaho State Police troopers handled 6 reportable crashes and assisted 26 motorists that slid off the road.