June 15, 2016

Crooked River Ranch man suffers minor injuries in double-fatal crash

From Oregon State Police:
On June 13, 2016 at about 11:55PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a semi-truck versus passenger vehicle on Highway 22 near milepost 20 (just east of Stayton). 

A 1993 Honda Accord was traveling westbound on Highway 22 when it crossed over the centerline, striking an eastbound 2007 Peterbilt tractor towing a box trailer head-on. The driver of the Honda, Oscar TOPETE CARRILLO, age 48, of Stayton was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger in the Honda, Cecilia ROMERO ESTRADA, age 33, also of Stayton, was critically injured and transported by air ambulance to a local hospital. She died while in transit. The driver of the truck, James ERICKSON, age 48, of Crooked River Ranch, OR received minor injuries. 

Highway 22 was closed for over six hours with a detour established on Old Mehama Road. OSP was assisted by Stayton Police, Stayton Fire and the Oregon Department of Transportation. This is a preliminary release. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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