An armored truck collided with a small sports utility vehicle around 9:15 a.m. Monday, injuring three, one seriously, and closing state HIghway 126 near Redmond for about an hour, according to Oregon State Police.
Traffic remained limited to one lane Monday as OSP investigated, according to Lt. Gregg Hastings. In a news release, Hastings wrote the Garda armored truck driver lost control as it approached a stopped, eastbound SUV, waiting to turn left on Southwest 55th Place, and crashed into it.
Redmond Fire & Rescue removed the trapped SUV driver, who was flown to an area hospital. His identity was not immediately disclosed.
Two occupants of the truck were driven to an area hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
One lane of traffic was open, controlled by flaggers at the scene near Helmholtz Way, two miles west of Redmond.
— Bulletin staff reports