Friday, July 16, 2021

Semi-Truck Crash I15 in Blackfoot

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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: 7/16/21 11:10 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, July 16th, 2021, Idaho State Police investigated a crash northbound on Interstate 15, south of the 93 off-ramp in Blackfoot.

Adem Orhan, 35, of New York, was driving northbound on Interstate 15 in a 2018 Volvo semi-truck pulling an empty cargo trailer. The front left tire of the semi-truck blew and Orhen side-swiped a 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe being driven by Carolyn McCord, 72, of Idaho Falls. The Tahoe came to rest against the left guard-rail and the semi-truck came to rest in the left lane of Interstate 15.

No one was injured in the crash.

The left lane was blocked for approximately two hours.
ISP was assisted by the Blackfoot Police Department and the Bingham County Sheriff's Office.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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