Truck and Camper Crash Blocks Traffic on I-86
On Sunday, June 26, 2016, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover crash on westbound I-86 near milepost 14, west of the Raft River/Yale Road exit, in Cassia County.
Michael C. Holmes, 71, of Springfield, OR, was driving a 2006 GMC Sierra pickup pulling a camp trailer. Holmes lost control of the pickup. The pickup hit the guardrail; the vehicle overturned and came to rest on its side blocking both westbound lanes.
Michael Holmes was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, ID. Michael's passenger Becky A. Holmes, 65, of Springfield, OR, was transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center and later transported by air ambulance to University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, UT. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts.
The westbound lanes were partially blocked for approximately six hours.
The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.