BREAKING: Major Crash on Highway 97 North of Bend

((*UPDATE: One lane each way re-opened by 2:15p.m. Thursday*))

Traffic in both ways on Highway 97, 2 miles North of Bend is currently being funneled into one lane. O-DOT says this is due to a very serious car crash.

Police, fire and emergency crews are on the scene.

Tripcheck.com is showing standstill traffic on the north and southbound sides of Highway 97, a couple of miles from Dick’s and Trader Joe’s, in Bend.

The crash was first reported shortly after 12p.m. Do expect major delays or take another route.

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