1 dead, 1 injured in Washington County crash

A crash at Roy Rogers Rd and Scholls Sherwood Rd in Washington County March 26, 2014. (KOIN)
A crash at Roy Rogers Rd and Scholls Sherwood Rd in Washington County March 26, 2014. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person is dead and another injured after a crash involving a dump truck and another vehicle at Roy Rogers Rd. and Scholls Sherwood Rd.  in Washington County.

The collision killed 50-year-old Todd Ringheim, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s office.

Sgt. Bob Ray, a spokesman with the sheriff’s office, said the crash was reported  around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday. The driver of the dump truck was transported to hospital with non life threatening injuries, he said.

A crash at Roy Rogers Rd and Scholls Sherwood Rd in Washington County March 26, 2014. (KOIN)
A crash at Roy Rogers Rd and Scholls Sherwood Rd in Washington County March 26, 2014. (KOIN)

It has shut down parts of both roads during the morning commute, including Roy Rogers Rd. between Southwest Beef Bend Rd. and Scholls Sherwood Rd.

A vehicle traveling south on Roy Rogers Rd. crossed the center line and hit a dump truck traveling in the northbound lane, said Ray.

Both drivers were male, he said.

A Life Flight helicopter was put on standby, but did not respond to the scene, firefighters confirmed.

It’s not known if weather or reduced visibility played a role in the crash but firefighters said it was raining when the crash occurred.

The intersection where the crash occurred has been shut down, and it will reopen at 10:30 a.m., said Ray.

More information will be posted when it becomes available.

 

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