|State Police Log published Saturday, March 3, 2012|
|Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot|
|March 02, 2012 08:45 pm|
Saturday, Feb. 25
Traffic crash, no time posted: The driver of a car driven southbound on Highway 101 failed to stop for a red light and hit a car entering the intersection from Zimmerman Lane.
Monday, Feb. 27
Driving while suspended, 9:26 p.m.: A citizen reported a possible drunk driver to an off-duty Brookings police officer in the 300 block of Fifth Street. A trooper stopped the vehicle near the Chetco River bridge. The driver was not intoxicated, but had a suspended license. He was cited and his vehicle released to a licensed driver.
Wednesday, Feb. 29
Non-injury traffic crash, no time posted: A motorist from Pistol River was northbound on Highway 101 descending Cape Sebastian hill when she lost control on hail in the roadway. The car came to a stop in the ditch facing southbound on the east side of the highway.
Non-injury traffic crash, no time posted: A motorist from Harbor was northbound on Highway 101 descending Cape Sebastian hill when she lost control on hail in the roadway. The car came to a stop in the ditch facing northbound on the west side of the highway.
Injury traffic crash, 8:30 a.m.: A Port Orford motorist hit ice while northbound on Highway 101 at the north end of Port Orford. She crossed the southbound lane and stopped in the ditch. The driver was transported to Southern Coos General Hospital in Bandon.
Non-injury traffic crash, 11:37 p.m.: A tow truck was northbound on Highway 101 near China Creek when it collided with a fallen tree that had blocked both lanes. The collision broke the tree in half. Oregon Department of Transportation officials removed the tree. Both lanes of the highway were closed for about an hour and a half.