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Pickup truck collides with Kuna Police vehicle

The crash happened at the intersection of Deer Flat Road and Meridian Road Thursday afternoon.
Credit: Joel Newcomb
Police say that no one involved in the crash had to be transported to the hospital.

A Kuna Police officer’s vehicle was totaled in a crash Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Deer Flat Road and Meridian Road.

According to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office, the officer was westbound on Deer Flat and approaching the intersection when it was struck by a red pickup truck that was eastbound on Deer Flat.

Witnesses told police that the driver of the truck was attempting to turn left (north) on to Meridian Road on a flashing yellow arrow when it collided with the police vehicle.

Both vehicles appear to be totaled. A KTVB viewer sent us several photos of the crash.

Neither driver had to be taken to the hospital. However, the officer is getting checked out.

The investigation has been turned over to the Meridian Police Department.

The initial information points to the driver of the truck failing to yield. No charges have been filed yet.