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Man taken to hospital after 2 vehicle crash on I-15

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - A 24-year-old Utah man was transported to the hospital after a two-vehicle injury crash on Interstate 15 near milepost 68, in Pocatello around 12:03 p.m. Thursday.

Idaho State Police report Cody Olsen of Salt Lake City was driving a Ford Focus north on I-15 when he side-swiped Michael Martin, 60, of Campbell, MO, who was driving a 2018 Peterbilt commercial vehicle.

Olsen then drove off the left shoulder of the road and into the median before he drove off an embankment and landed on Terry Street in Pocatello.

A ground ambulance transported Olsen to Portneuf Medical Center.

The Idaho State Police was assisted by Pocatello Police Department, Pocatello Fire, Pocatello EMS and Bannock County Search and Rescue.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

You can donate to a GoFundMe account for Cody HERE.


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