Injury Vehicle Crash

Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office

ROSEBURG, Ore. - On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 4:47 PM, 911 dispatchers received a report of a two vehicle roll-over crash on Garden Valley Road near Melrose Road in Roseburg. 

When deputies arrived they learned a 2002 Chevy Malibu, driven by 59 year-old Roseburg resident Mary Frances O'Connell, attempted to make a left hand turn from Garden Valley Road onto Melrose Road. O'Connell had pulled into the path of an oncoming 2015 Jeep Wrangler driven by 20 year-old Luis Sanchez of Roseburg. The Jeep rolled several times before coming to rest in a dirt median.

Sanchez and his passenger, 19 year-old Avry Kimmerle Hansen of Roseburg, were both critically injured in the crash and were transported to Mercy Medical Center for treatment before being transferred to an out of the area hospital. O'Connell was also transported to Mercy Medical Center by ambulance for evaluation. 

The crash is still under investigation and deputies are seeking witnesses to the crash. Anyone who may have information is asked to contact the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at 541-440-4471 referencing case number 19-5453.

Alcohol does not appear to be a contributing factor. 

Douglas County Fire District #2, Bay Cities Ambulance and Roseburg Police Department also responded.