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News Release
Silver Xterra
Silver Xterra
Old Bend Redmond Hwy Rollover Crash (Photo) - 05/18/20

Old Bend Redmond Hwy Rollover Crash


Released by: Sgt. Aaron Harding


Release Date: 05/18/2020


Location:    Old Bend Redmond Hwy near Hereford Ave.


Driver:          Justine Freeman, 23, Redmond, Oregon.




On May 17, 2020 at about 9:15 pm, deputies from the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an Injury Motor Vehicle Accident on Old Bend Redmond Hwy near Hereford Ave. Deputies arrived on scene and determined that a silver 2001 Nissan Xterra, which was traveling northbound, left the road as it negotiated a curve. The Xterra appeared to have corrected its’ course back onto the road, but rolled several times ejecting the driver, Ms. Freeman.


Freeman’s infant child remained in the vehicle and was properly restrained in a rearward facing car seat. The infant was not injured.


Ms. Freeman was transported to St. Charles Medical Center, Bend for serious injuries. She was later transported to Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland for continuing care.


The infants’ father arrived at the hospital to take custody of the child.


Ms. Freeman was not wearing her seatbelt during the crash. Alcohol is believed to be a factor along with adverse weather conditions at the time of the accident.


Bend Fire and the Oregon State Police also responded to the scene to assist.


This investigation will be ongoing.


The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.


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Attached Media Files: Silver Xterra , scene
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