(Idaho State Police Press Release, March 27, 2023)
Idaho State Police is investigating a double fatality collision that occurred on March 26, 2023, at 4:56 P.M. at southbound Interstate 15 milepost 94, in Bingham County.
A 41-year-old male, of Chester, was driving a 2001 Lincoln Navigator, northbound on Interstate 15 with a 38-year-old female passenger, of Rexburg.
A 19-year-old female, of Caldwell, was driving a 2009 Toyota RAV4, southbound on Interstate 15 with an 18-year-old female passenger, of Meridian.
The Lincoln Navigator crossed through the median into the southbound lanes of traffic where it impacted the Toyota RAV4 head on.
Both occupants of the Lincoln Navigator were not wearing seatbelts. The driver of the Toyota RAV4 was wearing a seatbelt.
Both female passengers succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Both drivers were transported to local hospitals.
All southbound lanes of travel were blocked for about three hours.
This incident remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.