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Meridian Road reopens after head-on crash in Kuna forces lane closure

The Ada County Sheriff's Office said both drivers in the crash, which happened at the intersection of Meridian and Deer Flat roads in Kuna, were injured.
Credit: Ada County Sheriff's Office
Two drivers were injured in a head-on crash that happened on Meridian Road at the intersection with Deer Flat Road in Kuna on Tuesday, May 4.

KUNA, Idaho — Several lanes of Meridian Road in Kuna are back open after a head-on crash between two trucks happened near the intersection of Meridian and Deer Flat roads.

The Ada County Sheriff's Office tweeted shortly after 10:30 a.m. that northbound lanes of Idaho Highway 69, better know as Meridian Road, were closed at the intersection with Deer Flat Road in Kuna.

The lanes were closed for several hours before reopening.

The sheriff's office added that both drivers were injured and were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Officials said the crash happened when the smaller truck, driven by a man,  was heading southbound on Meridian Road and crossed over to lanes of oncoming traffic. The smaller truck then crashed head-on into the larger truck, which was also driven by a man.

The driver of the smaller truck sustained significant injuries, according to the ACSO.

Editor's Note: This is a developing story and this article will be updated when further information is made available. Check back for updates.