Magic Valley Teen Hits Tree, Flown to Hospital
Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A 17-year old male was injured Tuesday afternoon after the 1996 Dodge Dakota he was driving crashed head-on into a tree.
The accident at 1:16 p.m. happened at 1269 East and 4400 North. Authorities say the vehicle left the roadway and hit the tree. The teen called 911 but was not sure of his location. The emergency operator with SIRCOMM was able to locate where the teen was using the phone’s GPS system.
He was taken by Helicopter to St. Alphonsus in Boise with serious injuries. The Buhl Fire department and Quick Response Unit along with Magic Valley Paramedics all responded to the crash scene. Authorities did not identify the injured teen.