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At approximately 6:45p this evening, multiple AMR, Illinois Valley Fire District (IVFD), Rural Metro, Mercy Flights, and Oregon State Police (OSP) units were dispatched to the 36000 block of Redwood Highway for a reported vehicle vs. school bus crash.
Units arrived on scene, and found that there was one vehicle with major damage, with one person extricated and flown by a Mercy Flights helicopter from the scene with life-threatening injuries to Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (ARRMC) in Medford. There condition is not known at this time
The bus had major front end damage as well, and there were two children from onboard, transported by AMR to Three Rivers Medical Center (ATRMC) for further evaluation with non life-threatening injuries.
Rural Metro Fire – Josephine County, was requested and covered the fire district.
The scene has been turned over to OSP for investigation and portions of Redwood Hwy will be closed for unknown amount of time.
Medford Alert is gathering additional information at this time. We will continue to update this article as new information becomes available.