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man holding breath in Oregon tunnel causes crash

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Sunday after a teen motorist held his breath and lost consciousness behind the wheel and caused a
three-vehicle crash. Four people were hurt, at least one seriously.
The incident was near Manning, Oregon in a tunnel along Highway 28, according to police.
On Sunday afternoon, Daniel Calhon, 19, of Snohomish, Washington; was driving a 1990 Toyota, Camry
going westbound into a tunnel as he held his breath and later fainted, as stated by Oregon State Police.
The Toyota driven by Calhon crossed the center line and crashed head-on into an eastbound 2013 Ford
Explorer, according to state police and KGW television. Both vehicles then crashed into the wall of the
tunnel after a third vehicle, a 1999 GMC pickup, crashed into the Camry, police said.
The driver and passenger in the Explorer, 67 year old Thomas Hatch Jr and 61 year old Candace Hatch,
both of Astoria Oregon, were taken by ambulance to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland,
police said.



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