2 vehicle crash sends 3 to hospital

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- A head on crash in the Green District in South Roseburg sent 3 people to the hospital.

Officials on scene say that they're not sure exactly what happened.

A gold truck was heading southbound in the 4400 block of Carnes Road when it collided with the SUV, which was heading northbound.

Two people from the SUV were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the truck was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

A 1-year-old girl was secured in a child seat in the SUV. The girl checked out with paramedics on scene, but her grandmother took her to the hospital in a personal vehicle just to make sure she was OK

Jo Pedrola, Fire Marshal of Fire District #2, says that witnesses of the crash stopped at the scene and assisted the first responders, and Pedrola says they were a big help.

Fire District #2, Winston Fire Department, and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office all responded to the crash, and Carnes Road was closed for about an hour.

DCSO is continuing the investigation into why it happened.