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Five injured in head-on crash Thursday night


Five people were transported to area hospitals with various injuries after a head-on collision on Highway 211 east of Woodburn Thursday night.

by: OREGON STATE POLICE - Police are investigating a head-on crash on Highway 211 Thursday night that sent five people to the hospital with injuries.Around 6:15 p.m., a Chevy pickup carrying five adults traveling westbound drifted into the other lane and hit a Buick with one male occupant head-on.

One passenger in the pickup went to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center via LifeFlight with serious injuries. The others had non-life threatening injuries.

The two drivers were wearing safety restraints but the pickup's passengers were not.

Police are still on the scene as of 9 p.m. but one lane has been opened. Police say they will release the names of those involved Friday.

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