Two people in the hospital with major injuries after crash in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Around 8:45 P.M. Sunday night, Medford Police responded to a crash on South Central Avenue and Boyd Street.

According to police, witnesses say the crash was a result of speed racing on the street.

Two men were in the vehicle at the time and were taken to a local hospital with major injuries.

“A [Ford] Mustang in the back was just being loud with his exhaust and the next thing I know he just flew passed and kept going and I looked at my little brother and I was like something bad is going to happen,” Nikolaus McDonald, witness, said.

Medford Police, Medford Fire-Rescue and Mercy flights were all on scene.

According to MPD, the case remains under investigation.

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