On Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 11:35 a.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an injury crash at NW West Union Rd. and NW Neakahnie Ave. in the Rock Creek neighborhood. Witnesses reported that a white 1998 Honda Civic crossed the center line and crashed head on into a blue 2007 GMC Sierra.
During the investigation, deputies learned the Honda was reported stolen earlier in the week. Inside the vehicle, deputies located a stolen rifle. The driver of the stolen vehicle, 55-year-old Randall Todd Brown, was extricated from the car by fire personnel. Mr. Brown was transported to a local hospital by air ambulance. Charges against Mr. Brown are pending the on-going investigation.
71-year-old Roberta Knoll was driving the GMC and was taken to a local hospital as a precaution. 70-year-old Julia White was the passenger in the GMC and was taken to a local hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.