Semi crash blocks lane on US 20 near Ashton

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Courtesy Idaho State Police

UPDATE

Caleb Rowberry, the owner of the semitruck, tells EastIdahoNews.com that a pickup pulling a fifth wheel trailer passed the semi and swerved into its lane. The semi driver swerved to avoid an accident and the pup trailer caught snow before being sucked off the road.

The pup trailer was upright when he came to a stop but after about 30 seconds, it slid a little further down the hill and rolled over.

Nobody was injured in the crash.

ORIGINAL STORY

ASHTON — Idaho State Police are investigating a semi crash on U.S. Highway 20 near milepost 365, just north of Ashton.

The crash occurred during the early afternoon Wednesday.

No details have been released about the cause of the crash, but officers confirm one eastbound lane of traffic is blocked. As a result, traffic is moving slowly.

It’s unclear if anyone was injured in the crash.

EastIdahoNews.com will post more details as they become available.

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