2:51pm A head-on crash is reported on South HIghway 101 just south of milepost 143 in South Beach. Nearest cross street is SE 50th just to the south of the crash-site. Watch for emergency responders.
3:00pm – Sounds really bad. Life Flight medical helicopter is being summoned to Newport Airport to fly victim(s) to trauma center. Weather problems will cause a delay of Life Flight.
3:05pm – Weather conditions have grounded Life Flight currently based in the valley.
3:07pm – Paramedics say one victim is in serious condition – the other is in critical condition. There is a third victim. No word on condition.
3:11pm – Third victim still trapped in the wreckage. Extracation fire-rescue headed for the scene.
4:00pm – Third victim removed from the wreckage.
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