Multiple drivers sustain life-threatening injuries following multi-vehicle crash near Gold Hill

Around 11 a.m. Sunday morning police were called to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash that has left two driver with life-threatening injuries according to Oregon State Police Troopers. Two other drivers sustained minor injuries.

Posted: Jul 18, 2021 1:55 PM
Updated: Jul 18, 2021 2:22 PM

GOLD HILL, Ore-- Around 11 a.m. Sunday morning police were called to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash, around the 13000 block of Highway 234, that has left two drivers with life-threatening injuries according to Oregon State Police Troopers. Two other drivers sustained minor injuries.

Oregon State Trooper Michael Benson confirmed to NewsWatch 12 that two of the drivers in that crash, one adult male and one adult female, are facing 'potentially fatal injuries' and have been taken to a local hospital.

Trooper Benson confirmed as well that three vehicles were involved in the crash and that one of the drivers, who was operating a work truck for a sewage company, failed to pass a DUI test.

Highway 234 remains closed at this time as investigators continue to investigate the scene.

This is a developing story and we will continue to provide new information as soon as we receive it. 

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