Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Final Update: Lanes Blocked I15 near Shelley

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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: 05/29/2019 12:51 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*****FINAL UPDATE*****

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at approximately 7:09 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash northbound I15 at milepost 114, in Idaho Falls.

Leatha Neilson, 71, of Shelley, was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of travel in a 2015 Honda Civic. Christopher Berry, 27, of Teton, was driving northbound in a 2016 Jeep Patriot. Berry swerved to avoid a collision, but the Honda struck the driver's side of the Jeep.

The Honda came to rest on the roadway. The Jeep went off the right shoulder and rolled several times, coming to rest on its top. All occupants were wearing seatbelts and child restraints.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police

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Update 2:

All lanes have reopened at this time.


End Update 2


One of the northbound lanes has been reopened for traffic.


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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash northbound on I15 at milepost 114, north of Shelley. The northbound lanes are blocked and traffic is being diverted off the Interstate at exit 113.

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