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Two Vehicle Head-on Crash Injures One

Two Vehicle Head-on Crash Injures One  4/19/2019


  The Taylor County Sheriff’s Department has released details into a 2 vehicle head-on traffic crash which occurred Wednesday April 17th on Highway 13 south of Medford.  At 7:15 AM on April 17th a semi truck owned RZ Builders was being driven by Dustin Zvolena of Greenwood northbound on Highway 13.  Zvolena told officers that when he crested the hill he saw a southbound sport utility vehicle being driven by Faustin Mbanza Bahire of Stetsonville which was completely in his lane of traffic.  The semi driver steered to the right to avoid a collision but was struck nearly head on about 200 feet from the Gravel Road intersection by the Bahire SUV.  Following the collision Faustin Bahire needed to be extricated from the vehicle by firefighters and was taken by ambulance.  The semi truck driver Dustin Zvolena was not taken by ambulance.


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