Thursday, March 25, 2021

Blocking Crash North of Ashton

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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: 3/25/2021 11:55 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, March 25, 2021, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle property damage crash, on US20 at milepost 372, north of Ashton.

Amar Singh, 23, of Aurora, Colorado, was driving eastbound on US20 in a 2016 Freightliner with one trailer. Singh drove off the right shoulder, overcorrected, and overturned. The semi-truck came to rest on its passenger side blocking both the eastbound and westbound lane.

US20 was completely blocked for approximately one hour and forty minutes. Patterns were used until the road was completely open approximately five hours later.

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