Umatilla County Sheriff’s deputies and rescue personnel responded to a head-on collision Monday, Jan. 11, that sent one person to a local medical facility.

The crash occurred shortly before 5 a.m. at the intersection of Westland Road and Powerline Road in Hermiston.

A driver of one vehicle, a 19-year-old male from Boardman, was transported to Good Shepard Medical Center in Hermiston by a Umatilla County Fire District 1 ambulance.

Westland Road was closed for approximately five hours and reopened shortly after 10 a.m.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

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