2 commercial vehicles involved in crash on I-15 south of Blackfoot

Idaho State Police press release

On Monday, February 13, 2017, at approximately 11:19 a.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two commercial vehicle crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 92, near Blackfoot.

Dario Alvarez, 21, of Burley, was traveling southbound in a 2006 Freightliner with two trailers.

One of the wheel assemblies from the trailer separated and traveled across the median striking a trailer being towed by a 2017 Volvo tractor, driven by Michael Laabs, 70, of Chubbuck, who was traveling northbound.

The right lane for northbound travel was blocked for two and a half hours as crews cleared the scene.