Saturday, August 27, 2022

Idaho State Police Investigate One-Vehicle Collision in Pocatello

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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: 08/27/2022 05:20 A.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police are investigating a vehicle collision that occurred at 12:51 A.M on northbound I15 at milepost 71.6 in Pocatello.

The driver of a Chevrolet Impala was traveling northbound on I15 when he drove off the right shoulder, rolled the interstate into the median and caught on fire.

The vehicle was occupied by a 25-year-old male from Pocatello, Idaho who was pronounced deceased on scene. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

The northbound lanes, on I15, were blocked for approximately 3 and a half hours to allow emergency responders to investigate and clear the area.

Idaho State Police were assisted at the scene by the Pocatello Police Department, Bannock County Sheriff?s Department, Chubbuck Police Department and Bannock County Search and Rescue.

The incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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