Portion Of I-15 Near Idaho Falls Closed Following Truck Accident Today


By Paul Johnson

Idaho Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV) Interstate 15, north of Idaho Falls, was closed for most of the morning because of a semi truck accident. Idaho State Police say the accident on I-15 at mile post 120 was reported shortly after 1:30am. A Freightliner Truck driven by Amandeep Singh, 44 of Calgary, Alberta was southbound when he drifted off the left side of the roadway into the median. When he tried to bring the vehicle back onto the road, it overturned coming to rest on its side. Both he and his passenger were transported to the nearby hospital for treatment. The crash closed the left southbound lane of travel for over 8 hours.

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