Friday, March 1, 2019

Final Update: Crash South of Blackfoot blocking the NB I15 89 ramps

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 1
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 03/01/19 9:39 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*** Final Update ***

On Friday, March 1, 2019, at approximately 4:57 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on the on and off ramps of northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 89, south of Blackfoot.

Gaylen W. Clayson, 65, of Firth was driving northbound in a 2005 International semi pulling a single trailer. Clayson exited the interstate using the off ramp. The semi and trailer overturned coming to rest in the roadway blocking the off and on ramp.

Clayson was transported by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial Hospital, in Blackfoot. Clayson was wearing a seat belt.

The roadway was blocked for approximately four hours.




The on and off ramps are now open.


***end of updated***

The Idaho State Police is currently on location of a semi truck crash that is blocking both the northbound on and off ramps on Interstate 15 at milepost 89, south of Blackfoot. Motorist are advised to use caution while traveling through the area.

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