Thursday, August 30, 2018

Crash Northbound on I-15 North of the Sunnyside Exit

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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: 8/30/18 10:10 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, August 30, 2018, at approximately 6:46 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash northbound on I-15 near milepost 116, north of the Sunnyside exit, in Idaho Falls.

Macario G. Leal, 44, of Idaho Falls, was traveling northbound on I-15 in a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pulling a Nash camp trailer towing Big Bubba utility trailer with a 2018 Polaris UTV Razer on the back. Leal lost control of the Silverado. The Silverado and utility trailer came to rest on their top and the camp trailer on its side. Leal was cited for an open container of alcohol and the case is being forwarded to the prosecuting attorney to review for additional alcohol charges.

Both northbound lanes were blocked for one hour and forty-five minutes with right lane being blocked for an additional forty-five minutes.

Idaho State Police would like to remind motorists not to drink and drive.

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