Wednesday, July 11, 2018

UPDATE: Injury Crash Near Wye in 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: 07/11/2018 8:43 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On July 11, 2018 at approximately 2:54 p.m. the Idaho State Police began investigating a crash at the intersection of southbound Interstate 15 and westbound Interstate 86.
Trisha M. McCraw, 35, of Idaho Falls, was travelling southbound on Interstate 15 in a 2002 Volvo V70 when her vehicle collided with an ITD tractor and mower, driven by Steve J. Christ, 59, of Inkom, at milepost 72.3. McCraw's vehicle then went off of the road into the gore, continued past the ramp and went down an embankment. The vehicle came to rest in a ditch off the roadway.

McCraw was transported to Portneuf Regional Medical Center. Christ was not transported.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

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Idaho State Police troopers are currently investigating an injury crash at the intersection of southbound Interstate 86 and westbound Interstate 15. There is currently no blockage in the area.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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