Monday, July 23, 2018

***Final Update**** Three vehicle crash blocking one lane of travel northbound I15 at milepost 81, near Fort Hall.

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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: 07/23/2018 5:10 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Monday, July 23, 2018, at approximately 12:00 P.M, the Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle injury crash northbound I-15 at milepost 81, near the Burns Road overpass.

A surveyor crew had the right lane blocked, and traffic was restricted to the left lane. Madison K. Harris, 21, of Carmichael, California, was travelling northbound in a 2002 Subaru on I-15. Harris attempted to change lanes and struck William N. Rice, 77, of Weiser, who was travelling northbound in a 2016 Ford Focus, from the side. Rice then hit a semi, driven by Forrest W. Hurst, 24, of Declo, from behind.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts.

Rice was transported to Portneuf Medical Center by ground ambulance.

The lanes were blocked for approximately one hour and forty minutes.

3989 / 4033


The northbound lanes of travel are now open. Will update when information becomes available.

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

The Idaho State Police is investigating a three vehicle crash northbound I15 at milepost 81. The right lane of travel is currently blocked for the investigation of the crash.