1 Killed, 1 Injured in Lakeside Car Crash on Highway 101 near Lakeview
Lakeside, Oregon (April 11, 2023) – One person was killed and another was injured in a car crash last Monday in Lakeside.
According to Oregon State Police, the accident happened at around 2:27 p.m. on April 3, on Highway 101 near Lakeview.
A white Ford pick-up truck had been traveling northbound on the highway when it veered across lanes for unknown reasons and collided head-on with a silver SUV.
The 61-year-old driver of the pick-up truck was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 70-year-old driver of the SUV was hospitalized with unknown injuries.
Highway 101 was closed for several hours as authorities cleared the scene.
The Coos County Sheriff’s Office, Hauser Fire District, Bay Cities Ambulance and the Oregon Department of Transportation assisted at the scene.
An investigation into the accident is underway.