Date/Time of Release: 04/12/2012 - 10:10
Contact Person: Dwes Hutson
Contact Number: 541-440-4464
Subject: Injury Accident
Date/Time of Incident: 04/11/2012 - 23:15
Incident Location: 400 block South Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek, OR
Case Number: 12-1466
Driver: MADDOX, Douglas Wayne / 38 yoa / Myrtle Creek
Pedestrian: SHELLARD, Jon Edward / 42 yoa / Myrtle Creek
Vehicle: gray 2011 Dodge R2500 pickup
On Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at about 2315 hours, Douglas Maddox was driving north bound in the 400 block of South Pacific Highway when he struck John Shellard who was on foot. Shellard impacted the right front corner of Maddox's pickup and was thrown into the ditch.
Shellard received serious injuries and was taken to Mercy Hospital and then transferred to Sacred Heart Riverbend where he is in critical condition.
Maddox voluntarily submitted to a breath test which confirmed he had not been consuming alcohol.
Case under investigation.