Caldwell 19-year-old man injured in crash into canal
CANYON COUNTY (KTVB) – A Caldwell man was hurt when he drove off the road and into a canal Thursday morning.
Matthew Johnson, 19, was headed west on Highway 55 near the intersection of Karcher and Midway roads at about 6 a.m. when the wreck happened.
Idaho State Police say Johnson’s 1996 Mazda 626 drifted off the right shoulder and tumbled into a canal that ran alongside the road.
The driver was wearing a seatbelt, and the car’s airbags deployed during the wreck. Johnson was taken to ambulance to Saint Alphonsus in Nampa.
The crash remains under investigation.