Pierre Teen Faces Charges After Tuesday Afternoon Accident

Charges are pending against a Pierre teenager after a two vehicle crash yesterday (Tues.) afternoon in Pierre.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol reports a 2017 Ford Explorer was northbound on Madison Avenue a little before 3:30pm. A Sport Trac driven by 17-year-old Caleb Huizenga was traveling east on Summit Avenue and failed to yield. The Sport Trac hit the Explorer and came to a rest on its side on Summit Avenue. The Explorer came to rest on the curb of the intersection of Madison and Summit avenues.

The 31-year-old female driver of the Explorer received minor injuries. She and her three passengers, ages 10 and 11, were all wearing seatbelts. Huizenga also received minor injuries and was wearing a seatbelt.