Bend man injured in head-on crash near Prineville


A Bend man and Redmond man were involved in a head-on crash on Tuesday near Prineville, according to the Crook County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies from CCSO were dispatched to a reported collision on SW Houston Lake Road at around 2:00 p.m., according to Sgt. Mitch Madden.

Deputies learned 39-year-old Bend resident Martel Moon had crossed the double yellow line on a corner and hit a pickup truck.

The truck was driven by 57-year-old Cuauhtemoc Cardona from Redmond.

Both Cardona and his passenger were uninjured. Moon needed to be removed from his Nissan Sentra by Crook County Fire & Rescue, and he was taken to St. Charles, Madden said. The extent of his injuries is unknown.

The investigation of the crash is still ongoing.


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