SUTHERLIN, Ore. -- Firefighters from Douglas County Fire District #2 had to use hydraulic tools to extricate a person from a car after a crash Sunday morning.
Fire officials released information Tuesday morning about the crash that happened just after 10:30 a.m.
Sutherlin's Station 9 firefighters were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision in front of 2011 Nonpareil Road in Sutherlin.
When fire crews arrived, they found a Honda Civic and a Chevrolet Impala, both with heavy damage.
One person was trapped in the Honda.
Firefighters began extrication of a trapped passenger inside the Honda using hydraulic tools, while at the same time paramedics worked on a second injured passenger that was also inside the same car.
The driver of the Honda Civic sustained only minor injuries and was released at the scene after evaluation by paramedics.
The occupants of the Chevrolet were uninjured.
Both of the passengers in the Honda were transported to Mercy Medical Center with serious injuries.
Officials have not released the names of those involved at this point.
Nonpareil Road east and westbound traffic was closed for more than an hour.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was investigating the cause of this crash.