Semi truck crash blocked Hwy 55 this morning near Banks

Posted at 10:51 AM, Jan 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-27 20:27:33-05

12:16 P.M.

Highway 55 is now open in both directions.


10:30 A.M. FRIDAY

Idaho State Police officers are investigating a crash on Highway 55 at milepost 76, just south of Banks.   Police say the crash involved a commercial vehicle.

The road is closed in both directions.   A tow truck is on scene, but it will be approximately two hours before the vehicle can be removed.

ISP expects the blockage to remain until noon or 1 P.M. Friday.  Officers suggest drivers avoid the area until this afternoon.