LifeFlight activated for crash off Highway 6
An ATV crash off Highway 6 near the line between Washington and Tillamook counties resulted in two people being hospitalized Tuesday afternoon, July 3, according to the Oregon State Police.
Oregon State Police Capt. Tim Fox said the call was received at 2:20 p.m. and multiple agencies responded to the scene, including the Oregon Department of Forestry.
"It happened off the highway, and they just closed down Highway 6 to land LifeFlight," said Fox.
Fox said one victim was medically evacuated by air ambulance at milepost 39 on Highway 6, where it has its junction with Timber Road. A second victim was transported by ground ambulance, he added.
It was not immediately clear whether any other people were involved in the crash.
Washington County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Talbot originally confirmed with the News-Times that LifeFlight was activated.
Editor's note: This story has been updated with information about the crash, including the number of known victims, from an Oregon State Police spokesman.
By Mark Miller
Editor, Forest Grove News-Times
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