Crash Sunday left one driver critically injured

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue responders worked to extricate a woman from her vehicle Sunday after it veered to the other side of the road and collided with a semi-truck.A semi-truck and Toyota Corolla collided Sunday evening, leaving one driver seriously injured.

The crash occurred at about 8:25 p.m. on Southwest Stafford Road near Southwest Ek Road, which is outside of Tualatin in unincorporated Clackamas County.

Based on witness statements, a white 1997 Toyota Corolla, driven by Stephanie Shternberg, 20, was driving north on Stafford Road when she lost control of her vehicle, sliding sideways into the oncoming lane of traffic. The passenger side of the Toyota Corolla collided with the front of a 2012 Volvo semi-tractor, driven by 53-year-old Corey Robert Logan.

Witnesses stopped to assist and notified 911. Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue personnel responded to extricate Shternberg from her badly damaged vehicle.

She was then transported by Life Flight to Oregon Health & Science University Hospital, where she was treated for what were called “serious” injuries, according to a TVFR news release. Logan was not injured.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The crash left one driver, 20-year old Stephanie Shternberg, critically injured. She was airlifted to Oregon Health & Science University Hospital.

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