Monday, December 18, 2017

Final Update: Lane Blockage Northbound On I15 South Of Clark Street

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 2
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 12/18/2017 12:55 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Monday, December 18, 2017, at 7:51 am, Idaho State Police investigated a crash northbound on I15 at mile marker 68, south of Clark Street.

Taras Andrusyshyn, 27, of Chicago, IL, was driving semi-truck and trailer hauling two transformers. Andrusyshyn was stopped in right lane of travel as one of the transformers had come off the trailer, and both transformers were leaking a large amount of non-hazardous oil, causing blockage in the right lane.

The Idaho Transportation Department, along with a wrecker company, responded to the scene for clean-up.

The right lane northbound on I15 and the South 5th on ramp were blocked for approximately three and a half hours. The lanes have been re-opened.



All lanes northbound on I15 are open.



Idaho State Police is on scene northbound I15 at mile marker 68, south of Clark Street, with a semi-truck hauling equipment that had leaked a large amount of oil. The right lane is blocked at this time.

Motorists should expect delays and use cautions when traveling through the area.

More information will be relayed when it is available.