Enterprise man injured in rollover

Written by Observer staff October 03, 2012 02:26 pm

An Enterprise man is in critical condition after rolling his vehicle 10 miles north of Enterprise Monday.

Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into the cause of Monday afternoon’s single vehicle crash along Highway 3 about. According to OSP Senior Trooper Brian Miller, at about 4:25 p.m. Oct. 1, a 1998 Isuzu sport utility vehicle driven by Luther Scott Arquette, 41, Enterprise, was southbound on Highway 3 near milepost 6. The OSP said the vehicle traveled onto the southbound shoulder, over-corrected across the highway and into a ditch where it rolled before coming to rest on its top off the highway.

Arquette was not using safety restraints and was ejected from the vehicle. 

He was transported by air ambulance to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Wash. 

As of press time, he is still listed in critical condition.

OSP was assisted at the scene by Wallowa County Sheriff’s Office, Enterprise Police Department, Enterprise Fire Department and ODOT. One lane was closed during the incident response and investigation.