UPDATE: Infant, three adults rushed to hospital following crash on I-15
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UPDATE 7:00 p.m.
The following is a news release from Idaho State Police.
On Wednesday, July 5, at approximately 12:10 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 96, near Blackfoot.
Dustin Stacey, 33 of Boise, driving a 2007 Pontiac G6 southbound on Interstate 15 when the rear driver’s side tire blew. Stacey lost control of the vehicle and struck a 2016 Ford F550, driven by David Tanner Jr, 58 of Blackfoot. Both vehicles rolled off the right shoulder of the interstate. All occupants were wearing seatbelts.
Stacey, his passenger Marianna Stacey, age 27, and an infant were transported by ground ambulance to the Eastern Idaho Medical Center. Tanner was transported by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial.
The right lane was blocked for approximately 2 hours. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.
BLACKFOOT — Bingham County Sheriff officials are warning of traffic delays between mile marker 96 and 98 on Interstate 15 due to a two-vehicle injury crash in the southbound lanes.
It’s unclear what caused the crash, but both vehicles involved — a car and a truck — rolled.
Officials say there are injuries and a hazmat situation.
No other detail have been released.
Southbound traffic in the area has slowed and is backed up for at least 10 miles, witnesses say.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area.
EastIdahoNews.com will post more details as they become available.