Friday, July 29, 2022

Crash On US30 West Of Pocatello

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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: 07/29/2022 7:15 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle collision that occurred on July 29, 2022, at approximately 1:20 P.M., at westbound US30 near Batiste Road in Bannock County.

A 40-year-old male from American Falls was driving a 2012 Land Rover SUV westbound on US30 near Batiste Road. A 43-year-old male from Pocatello was driving a cement truck eastbound on US30. The Land Rover crossed the center line and the vehicles collided. The driver of both vehicles were wearing their seatbelts.

Traffic on US30 was impacted for approximately one hour to allow emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene.

Evidence was found on scene to indicate that alcohol may have been involved in this crash. That evidence is part of the ongoing investigation.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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