Tuesday, December 19, 2017

*Update* Crash with Blockage on US91 Near Idaho Falls

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 12/19/17 - 1:54 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


All lanes are now open.


**End of Update**

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at approximately 9:53 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle, non-injury crash at the intersection of W 65th S and US91, in Idaho Falls.

Brett Jensen, 50, of Idaho Falls, was traveling eastbound on W 65th S in a 2000 Kenworth commercial vehicle. Jensen's vehicle slid on icy roads into the intersection and came to rest in the southbound lanes of US91. Nora Butler, 24, of Firth, was traveling southbound on US91, in a 2007 Pontiac Grand Am when she collided with Jensen's vehicle. Both Jensen's and Butler's vehicles were struck by a 2016 Chevy Silverado traveling southbound on US91, driven by Mike Adams, 62, of Ririe.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts and none of the parties were transported. The southbound lanes of US91 are currently blocked while crews work to clear the scene. This crash is under investigation.