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Pocatello, ID – Man Hospitalized in Rollover Crash on I-15 at MP 71

Posted by Attorneys of Idaho | May 24, 2024 | 0 Comments

Pocatello, ID (May 24, 2024) – Following a vehicle collision on southbound I-15 at milepost 71 in Pocatello, on Wednesday, a 58-year-old man from Idaho Falls was taken to the hospital.

According to Idaho State Police, the man was operating a 2021 Jeep Compass southbound on I-15 when he was involved in a crash with what appeared to be another sedan, causing a rollover accident. A ground ambulance transferred one driver to a nearby hospital around 10:30 p.m. For almost thirty minutes, the left lane was stopped to give first responders time to clear the situation and assess all victims for injuries. However, no further information about the accident's cause has been made public. The Pocatello police are still looking into the collision, and officers asked any witnesses to step forward as soon as possible.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.

Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Idaho

Pocatello, ID - Man Hospitalized in Rollover Crash on I-15 at MP 71

While accidents involving multiple vehicles may occur anywhere and at any time, some routes and junctions in Idaho have a reputation for being especially dangerous. By being aware of the dangers connected to these areas, drivers may lower their chances of getting into an accident and take the appropriate safety measures. For instance, the intersection of Eagle Road and Chinden Boulevard in Boise is among the state's most infamous because of the high traffic, speeds, and frequent lane changes.

Moreover, the highly used I-15 between Idaho Falls and Pocatello has seen its fair share of traffic incidents. Fast-moving traffic and sporadic gridlock are standard on this section of the road, especially during rush hour. That said, drivers can avoid these incidents by being more cautious and taking preventative action against driving while distracted, speeding, and recklessness.

However, if you've been involved in a crash through no fault of your own, our personal injury lawyers at Attorneys of Idaho are here to help you. Make an appointment for a free consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys in Treasure Valley by calling (208) 314-8888. After reviewing your case, we'll let you know what we believe to be the best course of action. If we can help you obtain compensation, we will immediately get started on your case.

Notes: Our writers used outside sources to create this post, and our staff has not independently verified the information. If you find anything inaccurate in this post, please contact our office, Attorneys of Idaho, and we will make the correction right away or remove a post if requested.

Disclaimer: The photograph used in this post is not connected to this accident in any way. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business, and the information provided herein is not intended to be legal or medical advice. If you or someone you love is injured in an Idaho accident, first, seek medical treatment immediately and then speak with a lawyer about your rights.

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