Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Friday, 08.22.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3
 4  5  6  7  8  9  10
 11  12  13  14  15  16  17
 18  19  20  21  22  23  24
 25  26  27  28
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Feb 10,2007
Drunk driver cited in four-vehicle crash
by Cheryl McDermott

A La Pine woman was cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants after she lost control of her vehicle on Knott Road in southeast Bend Friday morning, triggering a four-vehicle crash that sent three people to the hospital and closed the highway for one hour and 20 minutes, deputies reported.
 

 
Tracy Larkin, 46, was northbound on Knott Road about one-quarter mile south of Rickard Road when she lost control of her 1989 Dodge Caravan at 7:05 a.m. and slid into the path of an oncoming 1994 Jeep Wrangler driven by Aaron Shellenborger, 21, of Bend, deputy Jennifer Gaspard and Sergeant Dan Bilyeu reported in a news release issued by the Deschutes County Sheriff’s office.
 
The collision led to a “chain reaction of events” that involved a 1993 Subaru Legacy driven by 23-year old Andrew Fuller of Bend, and a 2003 Ford Excursion driven by Hope L. Roccasalva, 54, of Sunriver.
 
According to the deputies, both Larkin and Roccasalva had to be extricated from their vehicles, with “the jaws of life” required for the removal of Roccasalva.
 
Three people were transported by ambulance to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend:  Larkin, Roccasalva, and an unidentified passenger who was riding in Shellenborger’s Jeep.  Larkin was treated and released, and Roccasalva was reportedly in fair condition on Friday night.
 
“Intoxication is believed to be a factor in this crash”, the deputies said, adding that Larkin was cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
 
Road conditions in the area at the time of the crash were reportedly extremely hazardous, with a solid layer of ice covering Knott Road.  According to the news release, the crash remains under investigation and test results from the Oregon State Police (OSP) crime laboratory are pending.

3649 times read

Related news
Bend man ejected, seriously injured in crash by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources posted on Mar 10,2009

Driver cited in four-vehicle crash west of Prineville by Cheryl McDermott posted on Jan 12,2007

Driver Cited for DUII in 3-Vehicle Crash on Dechutes Market Road by Bend Weekly News Sources posted on Jul 09,2006

Three Teens Receive Minor Injuries in Jeep Rollover by Cheryl McDermott posted on Jan 01,2007

Marine Assists at Scene of Serious Traffic Accident on Hwy 97 by Bend Weekly News Sources posted on Jul 01,2006

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 75 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?