Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Fatality Crash on I15 north of Idaho Falls

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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: <04/04/04 19:07>
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred April 4, 2023, at approximately 2:24 PM, northbound I15 at milepost 124, north of Idaho Falls.

A 2000 Peterbuilt driven by a 41-year-old male from Terreton, Idaho had activated hazard lights and was pulling into the right hand emergency lane.

A 2005 Chevrolet Aveo driven by a 45-year-old female from Roberts, Idaho was traveling northbound on I15 behind the semi. The female steered to the left, went off the left shoulder, overcorrected back onto the highway and overturned. Two passengers in the Aveo, a 23-year male and a 19-year-old female were ejected. The male passenger succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The female driver and the female passenger were transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital.

The driver of the Aveo was wearing a seatbelt; neither of the passengers were wearing a seatbelt.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Bonneville County Sheriff?s Office.

The roadway was blocked for approximately 3 hours.

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