Sunday, July 22, 2018

***Final Update***Crash Slows Traffic between Fort Hall and Pocatello

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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: 7/22/18 3:27 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Sunday, July 22, 2018, at 12:12 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash southbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 74, three miles north of the Pocatello Creek exit.

A surveyor crew had the right lane blocked, and traffic was restricted to the left lane. Cade J. Robinson, 23, of Twin Falls, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Traverse southbound in the left lane of Interstate 15. Janet Jimenez, 25, of Blackfoot, was driving behind him in a 2017 Honda Civic. Robinson started to slow down for traffic. Jimenez did not stop in time and rear-ended his vehicle. Jimenez's vehicle went into the median. Robinson was able to pull over to the right shoulder. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts. Airbags were deployed in Jimenez's vehicle.

Jimenez was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.



All vehicles have been removed from the scene. More information will be released when available.


At this time, Idaho State Police is investigating a crash southbound on I15 at milepost 74, three miles north of the Pocatello Creek exit. Traffic is backing up due to the crash and motorist should expect delays. More information will be relayed as it becomes available.