18-year-old dies in crash near Dillard

A BMW caught fire after colliding with a Honda Accord.

Posted: Jul 9, 2019 12:06 PM

DILLARD, Ore. – An 18-year-old is dead after a two-vehicle crash on Old Highway 99 South Monday night.

Authorities responded to the 12000 block of the highway after 11 p.m.

Deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said a 2004 BMW collided with a 2002 Honda Accord, and the BMW caught fire.

Blake Smith of Myrtle Creek, who was a passenger in the BMW, died at the scene.

Four people were injured in the crash and taken to Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg.

The crash remains under investigation. If you have any information, contact authorities at 541-440-4471.

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