Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Injury Crash on US91

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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: 1/10/2017 at 5:44 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, January 9, 2017, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash on US91 near Red Rock road in Bannock County.

Andrew Cox, 25, of Lewiston, UT, was driving northbound on US91 in a 1997 Toyota T100 pickup, when he lost control and entered the southbound lane. His vehicle collided with a 2016 Ford Explorer, driven by Chase Saxton, 22, of Preston.

Saxton was transported by personal vehicle to Franklin County Medical Center. Cox was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center. Cox was wearing a seatbelt. It is unknown if Saxton was wearing a seatbelt.

The lanes were blocked for approximately two hours while crews investigated.