Jul 142018
 

What’s left of the trailer that the pickup was pulling.
Danielle Emerick photo


Traffic Crash 101 & SW 82nd, near Newport Airport.
Rich Fig photo

3:42pm Traffic Update from Glen Weaver
Traffic is backed up northbound from Ona Beach curve.

12:45pm
Head on crash between two vehicles and a semi. Serious injuries. Victim, adult male, is trapped in the wreckage. Heavy extrication required. 101 is completely SHUT DOWN.

12:50pm
Arriving fire-rescue calling for more help. Engine from Depoe Bay is being summoned.

12:54pm
More back up help from Central Coast Fire has been summoned to the scene.

12:56pm
With Depoe Bay Fire heading south to help with the accident, a North Lincoln Fire engine crew is headed to man a station in Depoe Bay to ensure they’re got emergency coverage as needed in that part of the county.

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1pm
Depoe Bay Fire Rescue back-up on scene

1:09pm
Life Flight air ambulance due to land at the Newport Airport. Ground ambulance will meet up with them. The male victim is being pulled from the wreckage. He remains unconscious. Condition unknown other than seriously injured

1:23pm
Male victim has been pulled from the wreckage. Medics will attempt to stabilize him and prepare him for a flight to the Corvallis Trauma Center. Life Flight is just about to arrive at Newport Airport. Newport Fire Chief Rob Murphy just told Life Flight the ambulance should be on scene with the patient by the time they get there. So, it’ll be a quick load and a fast lift off.

1:31pm
Life Flight has landed at the Newport Airport. Loading the injured male.

1:36pm
Another crash victim has been determined to be injured enough for an ambulance trip to PCH in Newport.

1:49pm
Life Flight has lifted off with its patient and is headed for a Valley trauma unit.

2:03pm
Traffic backed up to the north to the Yaquina Bay Bridge. Firefighters sent to someone stuck in traffic on the bridge running out of oxygen she needs to breathe.

A firefighter’s job is never done.

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