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Story by Sam Kaplan - The Oregon Herald
Published on Sunday April 21, 2019 - 11:08 PM

CLARK COUNTY - On April 20, 2019 at 0905 hours, Sheriff's Office deputies and EMS personnel were dispatched to the 5300 block of NE Lockwood Creek Road, in northern Clark County. Arriving personnel found that a 1992 Toyota Land Cruiser was westbound on NE Lockwood Creek Road when the vehicle exited the roadway on the right hand shoulder. The Land Cruiser subsequently rolled while impacting a tree.

Inside the car were four children, ages 2, 8, 10, and 12. Also in the car was their 36-year-old motherwho was also the driver. The 8 year old child was transported in critical condition to a Portland hospital. The mother was trapped inside the Toyota. It took a long time to extract her from the Toyota. She was taken to a Portland Hospital via life flight with life threatening injuries. The remaining children were NOT injured and released to another parent on scene. The CCSO Traffic Unit is investigating this collision and its possible causes.