Head-on crash near Mohawk injures three.
Byline: JAIME SHERMAN The Register-Guard
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With rail, a head-on collision often implies a collision on a single line railway. on Marcola Road southwest of Mohawk on Thursday night left one person in critical condition and two others with serious injuries.
The crash happened about 8:40 p.m. on a straight section of road near Alder alder (ôl`dər), name for deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Alnus of the family Betulaceae (birch family), widely distributed, especially in mountainous and moist areas of the north temperate zone and in the Andes. Branch Road. The female driver of a small hatchback car was taken to the hospital with critical injuries after firefighters found her "crumpled crum·ple
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Although no witnesses came forward immediately after the crash, Brooker said it appears that the woman's car and a four-door Honda collided nearly head-on. The Honda landed in the ditch and the hatchback spun and landed on its side in the middle of the road.
Mohawk Valley firefighters were training at nearby Mohawk Elementary School elementary school: see school. and arrived at the scene with their trucks and shut down the road within minutes of the crash, Brooker said.
When they arrived, smoke was coming from the Honda in the ditch, but neither car was on fire, Brooker said. The dashboard in the Honda had rolled up, leaving the man and woman inside the car trapped.
Lane County sheriff's deputies used flashlights to light the Honda as firefighters worked for nearly 30 minutes to remove the driver and passenger.
Three ambulances transported the patients to McKenzie-Willamette Hospital in Springfield and Sacred Heart Medical Center Sacred Heart Medical Center may refer to:
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Sheriff's investigators worked into the night to search the crash scene for clues as to how the two cars collided.
A sheriff's team will re-create the crash, sheriff's Lt. Kevin Woodworth said.
Marcola Road remained closed at Old Mohawk and Sunderman roads Thursday night.