April 6, 2016

Redmond woman among three injured in crash near Sisters

From Oregon State Police:
On April 5, 2016 at about 5:21 p.m, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a multiple vehicle crash on Highway 126 near milepost 98 (east of Sisters and within the intersection of Holmes Road). 

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 1998 Ford Escort sedan was traveling southbound on Holmes Road when it failed to obey the traffic control device (stopsign) at the intersection with Highway 126. As the Ford attempted to cross Highway 126 to Fryrear Road, it was struck in the driver's side by a westbound 2015 Toyota 4runner. 



The Ford spun around and crashed through a fence on the southwest corner of the intersection. After impacting the Ford, the Toyota spun out and was struck on its driver's side by a westbound 1997 Jeep Cherokee. The Jeep and Toyota came to rest in the eastbound lanes of Highway 126. 

The driver of the Ford, Tyler J MYERS, age 22, of Corvallis, was taken by air ambulance to Saint Charles Bend for life threatening injuries. The driver of the Toyota, Jacquelyn A EKERN, age 49, of Redmond, was taken by ground ambulance to Saint Charles Redmond for non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Jeep, Hayden JONES, age 20, of Sisters, was taken by ground ambulance to Saint Charles Bend for non-life threatening injuries 

Highway 126 was closed for about an hour and a half before one lane was opened (alternating directions under traffic control was established). OSP was assisted by the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, Cloverdale Fire Department, Sisters Fire Department, 

More information will be released when it becomes available.

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