Snowmobile crash injures two

By on Sunday, January 27th, 2019 in Local News

Photo via East Umatilla County Rural Fire Protection District.

UMATILLA COUNTY, Oregon – The East Umatilla County Rural Fire Protection District was called out to a two-person snowmobile accident on Fir Lane just off Highway 204 on Weston Mountain.

A Life Flight air ambulance based in La Grande was called into assist. Members of the Helix Rural Fire Protection District also responded to the call and emergency responders established a landing zone.

One patient was taken to a local hospital via LifeFlight. The other person was injured as well. That person was evaluated by Medic 62 and was taken to a local hospital by a personal vehicle.