Elderly Driver Injured in 12th Avenue Crash

Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance (SHFAD) and Sweet Home Police Department (SHPD) were dispatched to a crash in the 1200 block of 12th Avenue and Kalmia Street, May 31. 

Photo by Sky Chappell Battalion Chief Randy Whitfield views the struck 2006 Ford Mustang.

Upon arrival, the SHPD learned that Roger Sherman, 91, of Sweet Home, was traveling southbound on 12th Avenue in his 2000 GMC Safari Van. After turning left onto Kalmia, Sherman impacted into the driver side of a 2006 Ford Mustang that was traveling northbound on 12th Avenue. The Mustang was operated by Shayne Levins, 31, of Lebanon.

The Mustang sustained substantial damage and was towed away from the scene, according to SHPD. Sherman was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. 

Officer Pinnegar will be continuing this investigation. 

Photo by Sky Chappell
Photo by Sky Chappell