Report of a terrible traffic crash on Highway 20, about 29 miles east of Newport. Three vehicles are said to be involved. One possible fatality. Three seriously injured. Life Flight is on standby at the Newport Airport.
Life Flight enroute. Likely landing site is Thompson’s Ranch at bottom of hill.
Traffic is backed up to the west about a mile. Advise motorists to use Highway 18 or 34.
Reports from the scene indicates a Dodge Durango headed eastbound crossed over the center line and hit oncoming vehicle(s) head-on.
First responders say they do not need Life Flight, but they do need three ambulances. Early reports indicated there were four injuries, with one possible fatality.