Monday, March 26, 2018

** Final Update** Crash Southbound I15 in Blackfoot

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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: 03/26/2018 7:12 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

****Final Update****

On Monday, March 26, 2018, at approximately 3:38 p.m., the Idaho State Police responded to a one-vehicle crash on southbound I15 near milepost 90, in Blackfoot.

Gilberto J Ahuatzi, 21, of Fort Hall, was driving southbound in a 2005 Nissan Maxima. Ahuatzi struck the guardrail on the left shoulder over the Blackfoot Canal, spun out, and came to rest in the left lane. Airbags were deployed and Ahuatzi was wearing a seatbelt. He was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center for further evaluation.

The southbound left lane of I15 was blocked for an hour.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.



All lanes are back open.


******End of Update*****

Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on southbound I15 near milepost 90, in Blackfoot. The left lane is blocked. More information will be released as it becomes available.