At 4:40 a.m. on Friday, an Oregon woman swerved to avoid hitting a deer and lost control of her vehicle.
Lucy Esquivel, of White City, Oreg. was driving her 2002 Chevrolet Suburban on southbound Interstate 5 north of Riverview Dr. in the Lakehead area. Esquivel swerved to avoid hitting a deer and overturned her vehicle.
Two female juvenile passengers were not wearing seat belts and were ejected. A younger juvenile male who required a child restraint but was wearing a seat belt was also ejected. All occupants, excluding two 6-month-old children were transported to Mercy Hospital.
Alcohol or drugs were not a factor.