Dump Truck Hits Tree Trimming Truck South of Hansen
HANSEN, Idaho (KLIX) Two people were sent to the hospital Monday morning after a dump truck hit a bucket truck south of Hansen. According to Lori Stewart, spokesperson for Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office, the dump truck carrying gravel hit the stationary bucket truck with one person inside the bucket at around 9:45 a.m.
The crash is being investigated by Idaho State Police who say it happened on Rock Creek Road near the Rock Creek General Store. Both lanes had been blocked. Stewart says gravel spilled onto the road. Information released by ISP says John Hadam, 85, of Eden, was driving an older Mack truck north and hit the bucket truck owned by the Twin Falls Highway District. The bucket truck was parked facing south in the northbound lane while workers were trimming trees.
Daniel Milliken, 33, of Filer, was in the boom. Kody Craner, 43, of Twin Falls and Arthur Clark, 43, of Kimberly were standing behind the boom truck which was pushed into them. According to ISP Milliken was transported via air ambulance and Craner was transported via ground ambulance to the hospital in Twin Falls.