Provided by OSP
Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into Monday afternoon’s single vehicle traffic crash that seriously injured two men on Highway 18 near the Highway 101 junction.
On Monday 2:41 p.m. a 1999 Mazda Protégé driven by DOMINICK A. HINDMAN, age 25, from Lincoln City, was westbound on Highway 18 when it traveled across the eastbound lane and off the highway shoulder. The Mazda crashed head-on into a tree.
DOMINICK HINDMAN and his father in the right front passenger seat, LARRY HINDMAN, age 54, from Otis, were seriously injured. Two boys, ages 9 and 7, were not injured. All occupants were using safety restraints.
DOMINICK HINDMAN was transported by REACH air ambulance to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. LARRY HINDMAN was transported by LifeFlight to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center.
OSP troopers from the Newport Area Command office are continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash.
OSP was assisted at the scene by North Lincoln Fire & Rescue, Pacific West Ambulance, and ODOT.