Juvenile driver hospitalized after being struck by train

Idaho Falls

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Mike Price, EastIdahoNews.com

IDAHO FALLS — A 17-year-old male was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center with severe injuries Thursday night after his vehicle was struck by a train in northeast Bonneville County.

Authorities say the 17-year-old was traveling east on 81st North just after 5 p.m. when he failed to yield to an oncoming train near 6717 East.

The driver’s side of the juvenile’s vehicle was struck by a train and his car was pushed into a nearby field.

No other information has been released.

Mike Price, EastIdahoNews.com