On 11/10/21 at approximately 12:14 PM, a two-vehicle crash occurred on Hwy-18 at N Slick Rock Creek Road. Investigation showed the driver of a green Freightliner was turning left/west onto hwy-18. An Eastbound red Kenworth moved to the left but could not avoid colliding with the driver side of the Freightliner. The driver of the Freightliner Kirk S Ehrenfelt of Lincoln City was life-flighted to Salem Hospital with non-life threatening injury.
On 11/11/21 State Police responded to a report of a red pickup that went off the roadway on hwy 101 on Cape Foulweather. The driver of the pickup Sonny E Aradoz of Siletz was traveling south on US 101 when the he attempted to retrieve his dog from the driver’s side floor. This caused him to fail to pay attention to the road which he left impacting a tree. Aradoz was cited for driving while suspended.
On 11/11/21 at approximately 8:09pm, a 911 call was made about a head on crash that had occurred on HWY 101 in Depoe Bay. Investigation showed the driver of a white Chrysler and a Moroon Nissan collided head on. Both drivers were transported to Samaritan Pacific Communities hospital for treatment.