Tuesday, August 28, 2018

*Update* Injury Crash Blocks Westbound Lane SH 28 near Leadore

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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: 08/28/18 1:24 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Tuesday, August, 28, 2018, at 08:41 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle crash westbound on SH28 at milepost 77, east of Leadore in Lemhi County.

Ramon Palacios, 36, of Idaho Falls, was driving westbound in a 2015 cargo truck. The vehicle veered off the shoulder of the westbound side, overcorrected, and crossed both lanes of travel. The vehicle veered into the shoulder on the eastbound side, overcorrected, the vehicle rolled and came to rest on its top in the westbound lane. Palacios and his passenger, Julian Milano, 33, of Shelley, were both wearing seatbelts. Palacios was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Milano was transported by ground to Steele Memorial Medical Center in Salmon.

The westbound lane was blocked for approximately 5 hours.


*End of Update*


Idaho State Police is currently on scene of an injury crash westbound SH28 at milepost 77 near Leadore. The westbound lane is currently blocked. More information will be releases when it becomes available.