LA PINE, OR -- Two people were injured in a head-on crash near La Pine, yesterday (Mon) afternoon. It happened at 2:30 on Highway 97 near Drafter Road north of La Pine.
Both drivers were pinned in their vehicles and needed to be extricated and stabilized before being sent to area hospitals. One patient was flown to St Charles Bend and another was taken by ambulance.
The highway was closed for about an hour while police and medics were on-scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.