Preliminary investigation revealed that a green 1999 Ford Explorer, operated by Jamie Jones (52) of Mapleton, was northbound on Hwy 101 when the vehicle lost control, on the snow/ice covered roadway, and entered the southbound lane of Hwy 101. The Explorer collided with a white 2015 Isuzu delivery truck, operated by Daniel Crump (25) of Reedsport, that was southbound on Hwy 101.
Crump and his passenger, Nicholas Housego (32) of Bandon, were transported to the Florence Peace Harbor Hospital for serious injuries.
Hwy 101 was closed for approximately 3 hours following the crash.
OSP was assisted by Siuslaw Valley Fire, Western Lane Ambulance, ODOT, and Mast Brother’s Towing.