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The head-on crash occurred on Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Northwest Terrace Lane and North Main Street

PHOTO COURTESY OF CROOK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Victims in the crash were taken to the hospital and treated, while the driver was given medical attention then lodged in jailA Prineville man was arrested and jailed for driving under the influence following a head-on crash in northern Prineville Saturday afternoon.

Crook County deputies and Prineville police officers responded to the crash at intersection of Northwest Terrace Lane and North Main Street shortly before 1:30 p.m. A subsequent investigation determined that 45-year-old Rodrigo Ortiz Gonzalez was driving north on North Main Street in a 2014 GMC truck when he crossed over the center line prior to making a left turn and collided head-on with a small Dodge SUV traveling south on North Main Street. Ortiz Gonzalez was arrested for DUII, third-degree assault, reckless driving and multiple counts of recklessly endangering another person.

He was transported to St. Charles in Prineville to be evaluated before being lodged at the Crook County Jail. Five other individuals were transported by Crook County Fire and Rescue to St. Charles in Prineville to be evaluated and treated.


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