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Head on collision near Welches, Oregon

Head on collision near Welches, Oregon

Jack had four days off from school and work and was headed home to surprise his family. He was on Highway 26 near Welches, Oregon, going about 40 mph when another driver going about 80 mph hit his car head on.Paramedics from the Hoodland Fire Department arrived at the...

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6 month old with rare condition

6 month old with rare condition

Erica’s 6-month-old son had been in and out of the hospital since birth. After receiving numerous tests over the course of four days, her son’s team of wonderful doctors and nurses had been unable to determine why he was sick. They decided to transfer him to Spokane...

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Urgent transport after infection

Urgent transport after infection

Following a routine dental cleaning, David was hospitalized after developing a staph infection that led to heart valve damage, a dozen strokes, and a cerebral aneurism. While he received excellent care at his local hospital, his condition deteriorated, and ultimately,...

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Crash at the BMX park

Crash at the BMX park

Makaylie was enjoying one of her favorite hobbies—BMX racing—when suddenly she was in need of urgent medical attention. She was racing her bicycle when another racer wrecked in front of her. Unable to avoid a collision, Makaylie went over the other bike and was struck...

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Accident in a traffic safety zone

Accident in a traffic safety zone

On the day Brandon was transported by Life Flight Network, he was working as a screed operator while paving a road in Rainier, Oregon. A truck failed to follow the pilot car safely through the lane it was supposed to be in and ran into the back of the paver he was...

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