Shortly after the noon hour on Monday February 21, 2022 Police Dispatch Centers in La Grande and Pendleton areas started receiving calls of a vehicle accident near milepost 230. The first responding officers to arrive on scene quickly put the word out to dispatch that this was a potential mass casualty event involving up to 30 vehicles. Responding officers said they could hear crashes continuing to occur in the distance.
At this time OSP is estimating approximately 170 vehicles were involved in multiple crashes in just under a two mile stretch of I-84. Medics transported 17 people to local hospitals. At this time there have been no reported deaths.
The images below show the extent of the collisions.