Serious Injury Crash Highway 201N - Malheur County

Oregon State Police - 01/23/19 

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Tuesday mornings serious injury crash on Highway 201N in Malheur County.    

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at approximately 11:22 am, OSP Troopers and First Responders were dispatched to the report of a two vehicle crash on Highway 201N, near milepost 14.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a green Ford Mustang, operated by Robert TURNER, age 53, from Weiser, Id, was northbound on Highway 201N.  For unknown reasons the Mustang crossed the center line and collided nearly head on with a southbound white Dodge pickup, operated by Robert EVANS, age 78, from Weiser, ID. 

Both TURNER and EVANS sustained serious injuries and were air lifted to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise, ID. 

Highway 201N was closed for about two (2) hours.  OSP was assisted by the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office, Oregon Department of Transportation, Lifeflight, Treasure Valley Paramedics and Weiser Fire Department.


Photographs courtesy of OSP

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