SALEM, Oregon - Deputies have identified the drivers and passengers involved in yesterdays fatal vehicle crash on McKay Road NE near French Prairie Road NE. Investigators have determined that Jose Castilla-Castilla, age 23 of Clackamas was stopped on McKay Road preparing to make a left hand turn. A second vehicle operated by Ronald Wall, age 25 and his two passengers Jamie Shennan age 22 and Timotheus Albers, age 37 were stopped directly behind Mr. Castilla-Castilla.
A pickup truck, being driven by Paul Leyva, age 27, of Wilsonville struck Mr. Wall's vehicle from behind causing Mr. Wall's vehicle to hit Mr. Castilla-Castilla's vehicle. Mr. Castilla-Castilla and Mr. Leyva were both transported by ambulance to an area hospital for evaluation.
Mr. Wall and his passenger Jamie Shennan were both transported to OHSU by Life Flight. Tragically Timotheus Albers died at the scene. Mr. Wall and Mr. Shennan both remain at OHSU in critical condition. All three men are employees of a Dutch technology company and arrived in the United States last weekend.
Specialized investigators with the Sheriff's Office are still working to determine the events that lead up to yesterday's crash. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Aurora Fire Department, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, Life Flight, Marion County District Attorney's Office, Marion County Medical Examiner's Office and Marion County Public Works
The Sheriff's Office does not anticipate the release of any additional information at this time.
Today, (June 7th, 2018) at 2:50 p.m., deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office were called to a three vehicle, rear end crash on McKay Road NE west of French Prairie Road NE. In total 4 people were injured and tragically 1 person was killed when two passenger cars and a truck collided.
Two of the victims were taken by Life Flight to area hospitals and their conditions are unknown at this time. The remaining 2 victims were transported by ambulance to area hospitals for evaluation. Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office Traffic Safety CRASH Team are on scene and investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
It is very early in this investigation and the roadway will remained closed for the next several hours. No additional details are available at this time.
Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office are currently on scene of a three vehicle crash on McKay Road NE near French Prairie Road NE. Deputies have confirmed there are at least five people injured in the crash, one of whom is deceased.
Members with our CRASH Team are enroute and a PIO is headed to the scene. McKay Road is closed and will remain closed for an undetermined amount of time. Additional information will be released as soon as it becomes available.