July 13, 2017

Driver charged in road rage incident near Redmond

From Oregon State Police:

Courtesy of Oregon State Police
On July 12, 2017, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the Oregon State Police out of the Bend Area Command responded to a vehicle vs motorcycle crash on Hwy 97 at milepost 128 which is near SW Young Avenue. 

The initial investigation revealed that a 2000 Ford Mustang, operated by 20 year old DURR, Justin from the Redmond area, drove in a reckless manner, causing the motorcyclist to crash. DURR became enraged when he was passed by another vehicle. DURR attempted to catch up to the other vehicle and drove in a manner that forced the motorcyclist to crash. 

The motorcyclist, 40 year old, WORLEY, Jerome, suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital by Life Flight Air Ambulance. 

DURR was arrested and lodged in the Deschutes County Jail on the charges of Reckless Driving and Assault III. 

The Oregon State Police were assisted by the Deschutes County Sheriff's office and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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