Saturday, November 23, 2019

Injury Crash South of Roberts on I15

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 528-3400 FAX: (208) 528-3485

For Immediate Release: 11/23/2019 1:55 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, November 23, 2019, at approximately 7:17 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash southbound on I15 at milepost 130, south of Roberts.

Nestor D. Zamago Avila, 19, of Idaho Falls, was driving southbound on I15 in a 2001 Honda Accord. Zamago Avila was travelling in dense fog and approached another vehicle that was travelling at a slower speed. Zamago Avila swerved to the right to pass on the shoulder. He then swerved to the left, overcorrected and rolled into the median.

Zamago Avila was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Roberts Fire District, and Idaho Falls Ambulance.

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