Children Injured in ATV Crash Near Castleford
CASTLEFORD, Idaho (KLIX) - Two juveniles were injured in an ATV crash in Twin Falls County early Tuesday morning.
According to information posted to the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, an 11 year-old was riding an ATV with an 8-year-old passenger when they hit a power pole at around 9 in the morning.
The sheriff's office says the children were riding in an area near Roseworth on 4000 N. 800 E. just south of Castleford. Neither of them had been wearing a helmet when the 11 year-old looked back over his shoulder and drifted off the road hitting the power pole.
The two were thrown from the ATV into a corn field. The 8 year-old had to be taken by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus in Boise. The older child was taken by a private party to St. Luke's Magic Valley. The ATV sustained significant damage according to the sheriff's office.