Date/Time of Release: 06/28/2013 - 14:50
Contact Person: Dwes Hutson
Contact Number: 541-440-4464
Subject: Injury Accident
Date/Time of Incident: 06/28/2013 - 07:30
Incident Location: 2900 block Old Hwy 99 South, Roseburg, OR
Case Number: 13-2544
Driver 1: Harris, Christian T. / age 28 / Roseburg, OR
Driver 2: Fields, Allen R. / age 49 / Coos Bay, OR
Vehicle 1 (Harris): 2013 Chevrolet pickup
Vehicle 2 (Fields): 2001 Peterbilt truck w/ chip trailer
On June 28, 2013, at about 0730 hours, Sheriff's deputies responded to a two vehicle crash in the 2900 block of Old Highway 99 South, just south of Roseburg.
A 2013 Chevrolet pickup driven by Christian Harris was northbound when it crossed into the southbound lane, struck the guardrail on the west side of the road, then veered back into the southbound traffic lane. The pickup then struck a southbound 2001 Peterbilt, fully loaded chip truck, driven by Allen Fields.
Both drivers were taken by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center where they were treated and released for minor injuries. The highway was closed until about 1300 hours.
The accident is still under investigation.