Friday, December 24, 2021

Two Vehicle Crash on US30 in Bannock County

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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: 12/24/21 2:21 A.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office


Idaho State Police is investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred at 4:30 P.M., on December 23rd, 2021, on US30 near milepost 333, in Bannock County.
The driver of a GMC Yukon was traveling eastbound on US30 passing milepost 333 when it left its lane of travel and went into oncoming traffic and struck a Kenworth semi-truck traveling westbound. Both vehicles came to rest blocking the east and westbound lanes of travel.
The Yukon was occupied by a juvenile driver and passenger. Both subjects were transported by ground ambulance to a nearby hospital. The driver of the Kenworth semi-truck was driven by a 49-year-old male from Idaho Falls. He was wearing his seatbelt.
Traffic on US30 was blocked in both directions for approximately four hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene.
This incident remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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