4 injured in 2-vehicle crash on Hwy. 14

Police: Blown tire causes vehicle to lose control, turn sideways into oncoming traffic
4 injured in 2-vehicle crash on Hwy. 14

Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 14 near Brooklyn Saturday afternoon, according to a release.

Rock County sheriff’s deputies, Evansville and Brooklyn police and fire firefighters and Oregon emergency medical services responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash on North Highway 14 approximately 0.3 miles north of West Holt Road around 5 p.m., officials said.

Crews found four people involved in the crash that were injured, and transported one of the people by Med Flight to UW Hospital, according to the release.

The southbound vehicle, driven by Stephanie R. Zinsmaster, 25, of Evansville, had a tire blowout on the passenger rear side, investigators said. The vehicle lost control, turned sideways in the roadway, and was hit by a northbound vehicle driven by Amy L. Hollister-Fleming, 53, from Beloit.

Hollister-Fleming had two juvenile passengers in the vehicle who suffered minor injuries, authorities said.

Investigators said neither speed nor alcohol were contributing factors in the crash.

All occupants were transported to UW Hospital and are listed in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the release.

Highway 14 was shut down for approximately three hours due to the crash.

Hwy 14, north of Holt Road, Brooklyn