Crash injures two pedestrians
Sgt. Tim Symons of the McMinnville police gave this account:
About 9 p.m., Morgan Jeffrey Bryant, 18, of Salem, was eastbound on Second in a 1995 Jeep Cherokee. Nicholas Robert Keim, 23, of 1176 S.W. Westvale St., McMinnville, was southbound on Adams in a Ford pickup.
After stopping momentarily for a red light, the Cherokee proceeded into the intersection and struck the pickup. The impact drove the vehicles into a pair of pedestrians waiting at the southeast corner of the intersection for the light to change.
The pedestrians were identified as Emily Aysia Sanchez, 18, of 655 N.E. Burnett Road, No. 28, McMinnville, and Kurgan B. Larsen, 18, of 204 S.E. Elmwood Ave., No. 39, McMinnville. They were transported by McMinnville Fire Department ambulance to the Willamette Valley Medical Center.
Police cited Bryant and two teens riding with him in the Cherokee.
Bryant was cited for fail to obey a traffic control device, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and reckless driving
Dominic Savage, 17, of Salem, was also cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, while Shawn A. Rennels, 18, of Keizer, was cited for possession of more than one ounce.