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Crash involving pedestrian closes U.S. 199 in both directions

Oregon State Police is asking drivers to avoid travel between Cave Junction and Grants Pass or seek an alternative route.

Posted: Dec 28, 2019 10:46 PM
Updated: Dec 29, 2019 11:03 AM

UPDATE 10:45 a.m. : The Illinois Valley Fire District says that on Saturday December 28, at 8:15 PM AMR and IVFD responded to a bicycle rider hit by a car on HWY 199 near Reeves Creek.
IVFD says the cyclist was transported by AMR to Rural Metro Fire station 4.
IVFD says the patient was then transferred to Mercy Flights and flown to Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.
Oregon State Police says the cause of the crash is under investigation.
Oregon Department of Transportation also assisted at the scene.

Photos are from IVFD media department. 


KERBY, Ore. -- Right now, police are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian. At 9 p.m. Saturday, Oregon 199 near Kerby was shut down in both directions. The closure starts at milepost 25 in Kerby. This is just above Cave Junction.

OSP, fire and medical crews are on the scene. They're asking drivers traveling between Cave Junction and Grants Pass to take a different route.

NewsWatch12 reached out to police and is waiting to hear back from police about the pedestrian's condition.

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