June 30, 2013
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
Two men were seriously injured early Saturday morning in a single vehicle traffic crash off Highway 199 at Hogue Road in Josephine County. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash.
On June 29, 2013 at approximately 1:35 a.m., a 1993 Pontiac van driven by RELL BATY, age 30, from Selma, was turning off Highway 199 onto Hogue Road when it traveled into a ditch and rolled. Passenger STRANGER DAVIS, age 27, from Redmond, was not using safety restraints and was ejected from the vehicle.
Emergency responders from Illinois Valley Fire Department arrived on scene and found the two men outside of the vehicle which had caught fire.
BATY was transported by Mercy Flights to Rogue Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. He is in critical condition.
DAVIS was transported by ground ambulance to Three Rivers Community Hospital with serious injuries.
OSP was assisted at the scene by Illinois Valley Fire Department, AMR ambulance, and Mercy Flights. Trooper Ryan Neuenschwander is the lead investigator.
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