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Multi-Injury Traffic Crash Involving School Bus - Highway 101 in Warrenton Area
09/12/2011
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

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Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into Monday afternoon's multi-injury traffic crash involving a Warrenton School District bus and a pickup at the intersection of Highway 101 and Perkins Road.
 
According to OSP Senior Trooper James Pierce, preliminary information indicates on September 12, 2011 at approximately 3:55 p.m. a Warrenton School District bus driven by SABRINA J. RAINEY, age 33, from Astoria, was stopped on Perkins Road waiting to cross Highway 101. RAINEY started across the highway and was struck in the passenger side by a southbound 2001 Ford F150 pickup driven by JOHN N. COOK, age 64, from Gearhart.
 
Six student passengers were identified as being transported to different hospitals for treatment:
  • ANSIL E. RAINEY, age 6, transported by Medix ambulance to Seaside Providence Hospital with minor injuries.
  • JADEN RAINEY, age 9, transported by ambulance to Seaside Providence Hospital with minor injuries.
  • EYLEA GONIWICHA, age 16, transported by ambulance to Seaside Providence Hospital with minor injuries.
  • SERENA GONIWICHA, age 16, transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital then transferred to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland with serious injuries.
  • TIMOTHY WARREN, age 11, transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.
  • SAMANTHA WARREN, age 13, transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.
 
A seventh student identified as LILLY TEADTAE, age 14, was reportedly picked up at the scene by her parent with no confirmed injury.
 
COOK was transported by ambulance to Columbia Memorial Hospital then to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center with serious injuries.
 
All occupants in both vehicles were using safety restraints. The pickup's airbags deployed.
 
OSP troopers from the Astoria Area Command office are continuing the investigation. No enforcement action has been taken.
 
OSP was assisted at the scene by Warrenton Police Department, Warrenton Fire Department, Clatsop County Sheriff's Office, Medix Ambulance, ODOT and Warrenton School District officials.