Oregon State Police say that a northbound Dodge Caravan turned left onto Cora Drive right into the path of a southbound pick-up that didn’t have it’s lights on after sunset. It was a virtual head-on crash.
Report of a very serious two vehicle accident northwest of Madras on Highway 97 – at Cora Drive. Rollover crash with multiple injuries. One occupant ejected during the rollover.
Total of six victims. Highway 97 is completely blocked. Find a detour.
One vehicle on its side in a ditch – and smoking. Other vehicle is in the middle of the road.
Two helicopter air ambulances are enroute.
Life Flight air ambulance enroute. Should arrive on scene at 5pm.
Six injuries. Some serious. The ejected victim is still alive.
Life Flight is on the ground and will be loading patients.
Air Link air ambulance is due to arrive at 5:23pm
Wednesday morning Highway 97 back open.