Multiple accidents reported near Beebe Bridge

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Beebe Bridge

ORONDO – The old saying, accidents happen in threes, proved accurate with three separate crashes happening within a week in the same general area of Beebe Bridge in Douglas County.

This one-vehicle accident happened Sunday on Highway 97 near the McNeil Canyon intersection. The Northbound driver and his passenger escaped unhurt after the pickup rolled over off the roadway.

The weekend got off to a rocky start Friday with an injury crash in the same general vicinity near the Beebe Bridge Orondo Fire, Chelan Fire Rescue and LCCH EMS responded.

It appeared that the southbound vehicle lost control, overturned coming to rest on its wheels after crossing the northbound lane. The driver was transported to Lake Chelan Community hospital with serious injuries.