• August 24, 2023

Juvenile Injured in Truck Accident on U.S. 20-26 in Butte County, ID

Butte County, ID — August 21, 2023, a juvenile was injured as the result of a commercial truck accident at around 3:44 p.m. along U.S. 20-26.

According to information about the accident, the collision happened at the intersection of U.S. Highway 20-26 and Grand Avenue in the town of Arco.

Juvenile Injured in Truck Accident on U.S. 20-26 in Butte County, ID

Details say that a juvenile was in a Hyundai Santa Fe that was going eastbound along the highway. While doing so, at the Grand Avenue intersection, police say that a tractor-trailer with a milk tanker turned onto eastbound lanes from northbound Grand. Some time during this turn, the Hyundai crashed with the tractor-trailer.

As a result of the collision, the juvenile driver had to be airlifted from the scene. Their exact injuries weren't specified. There were no other reported injuries. Images of the intersection, if up to date and accurate, show that traffic along the highway does not have a stop sign while the intersecting roads do. Police did not say publicly in initial reports who had the right-of-way at the time of the crash.


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