3 taken to hospital following crash on I-15


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The following is a news release from Idaho State Police.

POCATELLO — On Wednesday, March 7, at approximately 4:43 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 71 near the Pocatello Creek exit.

Blaine Nite, 49, of Rexburg, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Impala, when he slowed for traffic and was rear-ended by a minor driver in a 1999 Toyota Camry. The collision spun the Impala into the left lane and it was then hit by a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe being driven by Amanda Scherbinske, 31, of Blackfoot.

One person was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center, and two other people were transported by private vehicle to Bingham Memorial Hospital.

All persons involved in the crash were wearing their seat belts.