Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Update: Crash involving school bus and truck remains under investigation

 Boise Police continue to investigate an injury crash that happened on Tuesday between a school bus and a pickup truck. The driver and the passenger in the pickup truck were both 17-year-old males  from Boise.  The driver remains in critical condition.  The passenger was taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries.  

What Happened: The school bus was traveling west on Victory before it attempted to make a left turn on to S. Trabuco Ave.  The pickup truck was traveling east on Victory when the crash happened in the intersection.    The cause of the crash is still under investigation and no charges have been filed.  


Previously released:  Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Boise Police are responding to an injury crash involving a school bus and a pickup truck.  The crash happened in the intersection of W. Victory Rd. and S. Trabuco Ave. around 1:30 p.m. There were 45 children on the bus and at this time none of the children appear to have serious injuries. The driver of the other vehicle and a passenger in that vehicle were transported to the hospital. The driver was listed in critical condition. 

The school bus was transporting students from Borah High School to the Dennis Technical Education Center. The Boise School District has been reaching out to parents of the students on the school bus. 

Boise Police are working on traffic control in the area and drivers are asked to avoid the area.  Victory is shut down between Maple Grove and Cole. Crash reconstruction is underway and the investigation is ongoing.