3:25pm Report of a bad crash on Highway 34, 20 miles east of Waldport – a rollover accident with entrapment. An air ambulance is enroute to the crash scene, just west of East Five Rivers Road.
3:43pm Highway 34 is completely closed. One person is trapped under the SUV.
3:46pm Rescue personnel are starting to rescue the trapped person inside the SUV.
3:49pm Rescue crew on the ground has asked Newport Fire to bring a ladder truck down to the crash scene. Response time probably well over a half-hour.
3:55pm Life Flight is going to land on the East Five Rivers Road bridge just northeast of the crash scene. Fire-Rescue crew on scene is trying to extricate a male still trapped inside the wreck.
4:18pm Rescue crew is asking that personnel from the Alsea Fire Station respond to the scene with full lights and siren.
4:23pm Life Flight has landed. Crews are still trying to pull out the last victim from inside the SUV. It’s been slow going.
4:39pm Victim has been pulled from the wreck. He is being loaded aboard Life Flight medical chopper for a quick trip to Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis.
5:16pm All Fire-Rescue personnel are clearing the scene. Highway 34 is now back open for normal traffic.