A two-car accident at the intersection of First Street and Huntington Road in La Pine blocked traffic and injured one driver on Tuesday afternoon.
According to a news release from the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, La Pine Fire personnel and the Oregon State Police also responded to the accident, which was reported around 1:13 p.m. Tuesday.
According to the release, 22-year-old Zacharee Bailey, of La Pine, was traveling northbound on Huntington Road when he failed to stop at a red light.
Bailey’s 2000 Toyota Corolla collided with a 1997 Ford Expedition, driven by a 17-year-old La Pine girl who was heading westbound on First Street.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. Bailey’s car was heavily damaged, and he was taken to St. Charles Bend with non-life-threatening injuries. The teenage girl was not injured in the accident.
— From staff reports