Four teenagers injured in crash near Oldtown
OLDTOWN, Idaho — Idaho State Police are investigating a crash that occurred in Bonner County on Thursday around 10:26 a.m.
A green 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by a 17-year-old man, was traveling southbound on SH-41 when the SUV left the roadway off the west shoulder. The car then re-entered the roadway, lost control, overturned and went back off the west shoulder.
The 17-year-old driver was wearing a seatbelt and sustained minor injuries. A 17-year-old man in the passenger seat sustained unknown injuries and was airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center for treatment.
A 16-year-old woman passenger was not wearing her seatbelt and was ejected from the car. She sustained serious injuries. Another 15-year-old woman passenger was also not wearing her seatbelt and was ejected, but sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Family members of the occupants have been notified of the crash.
ISP says alcohol was a factor in the crash and the incident is under investigation.
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