Independence Day Accidents Cause Injuries
Highway 93 turned out to be a dangerous road to be on Independence day. As we told you yesterday the first accident occurred at around 11:15 Monday night. 40 year old Ken Kuntz, of Hazelton, who was driving a 2003 Ford pickup, was stopped in a construction zone. 24 year old Clint Beal, of Hansen, who was driving 2003 Ford Windstar van, was stopped behind him. Police say 23 year old Victor Pineda of Grand View, who was driving a 1995 Honda Accord, struck Beal's van and pushed the van into Kuntz’s truck. A small child inside the van was severally injured and taken to St. Lukes Magic Valley. A short while later police say 41 year old Larry House of Filer was walking across a road when he was struck by a Honda Accord driven by 21 year old Christopher Nicolet, of California. House was taken to Saint Luke’s Magic Valley where he was reported in good condition.