Thursday, July 27, 2023

Fatal Crash Northbound Interstate 15 at the 118 Off Ramp, the Broadway Off Ramp in 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: 07/27/2023 3:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at approximately 12:00 p.m., on northbound Interstate 15 at the 118 offramp, the Broadway exit, in Idaho Falls.

A 2018 Toyota Tacoma, driven by a 26 year old male, from Idaho Falls, was exiting at the offramp. The Toyota failed to yield for an 82 year old female, from Idaho Falls, that was in the crosswalk on a mobility scooter. The Toyota struck the mobility scooter in the intersection.

The 82 year old female was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to their injuries.

The driver of the Toyota was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.