BEND, OR -- Two people were seriously injured in a crash that tied up the Tuesday morning commute for several hours. Investigators say a northbound Toyota Corolla lost control on icy Highway 97, between Bend and Redmond. The car collided with a southbound pickup, just before 6:30 a.m.
The driver of the Corolla, 46-year-old Kimberly Baker and her passenger, 34-year-old Kelly Shehan, both of Redmond, were taken by ground ambulance to St. Charles Bend. The pickup driver and his two passengers were not hurt.