Report of a “significant” t-bone accident at 101 and SW 82nd, just north of the Newport airport. Driver in his mid 20s experiencing arm and chest pain.
Lifeflight has been requested by Newport Fire personnel on scene.
Traffic is closed in both directions.
Ambulance taking the driver to the airport to be picked up by LifeFlight.
One lane of traffic is open. Ambulance now taking the driver to PCH with lights and sirens. LifeFlight will meet them at the hospital.
Newport Fire crew requesting another ambulance to the scene of the accident for a female with minor injuries.
Vehicles being loaded onto tow trucks.
Highway 101 is being re-opened.