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Truck Hits Boy En Route to School Bus


Posted on Oct 16, 2014

PAYETTE -- A 13-year-old boy is reported in critical condition after he was struck by a truck while attempting to cross the road to catch a school bus. Payette Chief of Police Mark Clark said that the 13 yr-old boy is a student at Payette Middle School. At approximately 7:30 a.m., the boy was attempting to cross US Highway 95 at Sixth Avenue South when he was struck by a Nissan pickup truck traveling northbound on Highway 95.

Witnesses at the scene report that the light conditions were dark at the time of the collision, however, the yellow flashing lights at the crosswalk were activated and in good working condition at the time of the crash. The boy is over 6 feet tall. At the time of the crash, the boy’s head slammed into the pickup truck’s windshield and was then thrown to the road. He suffered facial lacerations, head trauma and possible internal injuries.

Life Flight flew the boy to a local trauma center in Boise.

The pickup truck was driven by Norm Davis of Kuna, Idaho. He was traveling with his 13-year-old granddaughter at the time of the crash and they were on their way to Weiser when the crash occurred. The Idaho State Police is conducting a reconstruction of the crash wherein citations may issue following the conclusion of the investigation.

If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of the negligence of another driver, you should consult with an experienced trial lawyer. Boise Personal Injury and Automobile Accident Trial Lawyer Alan Morton has over 31 years of experience in assisting victims of personal injury and wrongful death obtain a recovery for the injuries and damages they have incurred as a result of the negligence of others. Mr. Morton is available to consult with you during a free initial consultation at his office or your home, workplace, hospital or any other convenient location to provide you with invaluable information regarding your legal rights and remedies. Mr. Morton can be reached at 208.344.5555, toll free at 888.716.8021 or by completing an online contact form. Mr. Morton has been recognized as an accomplished trial attorney handling personal injury and wrongful death cases throughout Idaho including, the counties of Ada, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Blaine, Twin Falls, Gem, Payette, Washington, Valley counties and beyond. You may wish to review the testimonials of Mr. Morton’s former clients who attest that Mr. Morton is both aggressive and compassionate with respect to his clients and works hard to provide each and every client with outstanding service.

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