Idaho State Police are investigating a multi-vehicle collision which occurred on November 27, 2023, at approximately 8:00 A.M. on eastbound Interstate 86 near mile post 56, west of Pocatello.
A thick layer of fog covered the interstate causing limited visibility in a short amount of time. Due to the fog, vehicles slowed down suddenly. Commercial and personal vehicles collided with one another causing a chain reaction of approximately thirty vehicles.
Minor injuries were reported with one person being transported to a local hospital via ground ambulance, and several others transported by personal vehicles.
Interstate 86 was blocked for approximately seven hours to allow emergency personnel and tow trucks to assist those involved and clear the scene.
This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State police.