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Ririe, ID – Woman Airlifted After Dump Truck Accident on US 26

Posted by Attorneys of Idaho | May 15, 2024 | 0 Comments

Ririe, ID (May 15, 2024) –  An 18-year-old Roberts woman was injured in a crash with a dump truck on U.S. Highway 26 east of Ririe. Idaho State Police reported the crash happened at about 1:15 p.m. at milepost 364 on U.S. 26 and Antelope Flat Road.

The woman was driving west in a 2015 Ford Edge when she was involved in a crash with a 2010 Peterbilt dump truck, driven by a 55-year-old man from Ammon. She was taken by air ambulance to a nearby hospital while the man was assessed by EMTs for unknown injuries at the scene. Idaho State Police was assisted by the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, Air Idaho, Idaho Transportation Department, Jefferson QRU, and the Idaho Falls Fire. ISP is investigating, though the details and events leading up to the collision remain unknown. Any witnesses were asked to get in touch.

Our thoughts are extended to all injured victims and their loved ones.

Motor Vehicle Crashes in Idaho

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Officials and traffic researchers have cited an unsettling increase in fatal car accidents in Idaho over the last several years. According to Idaho traffic analysts, the state has seen a steady rise in the number of deadly and severe injury-causing accidents during the last ten years. Moreover, there were well over 20,000 documented accidents in the last year alone, a significant rise over previous years. Sadly, those who suffer injuries due to circumstances beyond their control bear the consequences.

Thankfully, our team at Attorneys of Idaho is experienced in ensuring that clients get compensation for lost wages, medical costs incurred from injuries sustained in auto accidents, and lost time from work throughout the healing process. We are skilled in gathering evidence in a timely and effective manner to give you the best chance of winning. When necessary, we can also put you in touch with a medical professional who will examine your injuries and start treating you as soon as you're ready, following your free consultation. 

Make an appointment for a free consultation with one of our Ririe car accident attorneys as soon as possible by calling (208) 314-8888. After reviewing your case, we'll let you know what we believe to be the best course of action. You will be under no obligation to move forward, but you can get helpful information and have a better idea of your best path. Don't wait to get the help you deserve after a crash; contact our team immediately.

Notes: Our writers used outside sources to create this post, and our staff has not independently verified the information. If you find anything inaccurate in this post, please contact our office, Attorneys of Idaho, and we will make the correction right away or remove a post if requested.

Disclaimer: The photograph used in this post is not connected to this accident in any way. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business, and the information provided herein is not intended to be legal or medical advice. If you or someone you love is injured in an Idaho accident, first seek medical treatment immediately and then speak with a lawyer about your rights.

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