NORTH OF LAKESIDE- A head-on collision of two vehicles on U.S. Highway 93 near Lakeside has shut down all lanes of traffic Wednesday afternoon.
The Montana Department of Transportation reports the accident happened at 3:30 pm on U.S. Highway 93, three miles north of Lakeside in Flathead County.
Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Hawkins tells KPAX a dump truck was traveling southbound on Highway 93 and a black pick-up truck was traveling northbound.
Trooper Hawkins reports for unknown reasons, the pick-up truck drifted into the dump truck’s lane.
The dump truck swerved attempting to avoid the pick-up truck but was unable to, hitting the truck head-on.
Four people in the pick-up truck were all wearing seat belts. The dump truck driver was not hurt.
Trooper Watkins said there are no life-threatening injuries.
Trooper Watkins says speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in this crash. MHP continues to investigate.
Traffic is significantly backed up in the area.