Semi hits overpass pillar and closes section of I-15 passing lane near Conrad

Posted at 4:20 PM, Mar 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-13 22:28:20-04

A semi crash closed a section of the northbound passing lane on Interstate 15 near Conrad Wednesday.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, a semi was passing another semi near mile marker 335 and did not notice the snow plow in the passing lane.

The semi swerved to avoid the snow plow and slid into the median before hitting a pillar at Conrad’s Midway Road overpass.

The semi’s two occupants were taken to Pondera Medical Center with unknown injuries. One person was not wearing a seat belt.

The other semi and snow plow were not affected.

The crash is still under investigation.