Juvenile killed in vehicle rollover in southern Idaho

BINGHAM COUNTY, Idaho — Law enforcement is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred early Monday, Sept. 18 in southern Idaho. The accident was reported at approximately 12:25 A.M, on southbound I-15 near mile post 99, northeast of Blackfoot.

Idaho State Police report a vehicle occupied by three juveniles was traveling northbound on I-15 when it left the right shoulder, crossed back over the northbound lanes, left the median shoulder and rolled. The vehicle came to rest in the southbound lanes.

A 2022 Ram Promaster, driven by a 65 year-old male from Idaho Falls, was traveling southbound when it struck the rolled-vehicle.

Police report that two of the juvenile occupants were transported by ground ambulance to a nearby hospital. One juvenile succumbed to their injuries at the scene. All three were not wearing seat-belts.

The driver of the Promaster was transported by ground ambulance to a nearby hospital. He was wearing a seat-belt.

Police said a section of the southbound lanes of I-15 were blocked for approximately three and a half hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene.

The identities of those involved in the crash have not been released, pending notification of family.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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