Two-vehicle injury crash south of Downey

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On Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at approximately 8:45 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury crash southbound I15 at milepost 26, five miles south of Downey.

Cameron Alexander, 22, of Newhall, CA, was southbound in a 2017 Honda Civic.  Clinton Schultz, 50, of Chubbuck, was ahead of the Honda in a 2016 Freightliner pulling three trailers.  The Honda struck the rear of the third trailer.  The Honda came to rest in the left lane and the Freightliner pulled over safely on the right shoulder.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts. Both Alexander and his passenger Morgan Alexander, 25, of Rexburg, were transported to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello by ground ambulance.  The left lane was completely blocked and the right lane was partially blocked for approximately one hour. 

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.