Two injured in 99E crash
Two people have been hospitalized following a head-on crash that occurred Wednesday evening on Highway 99E near Concomly Road.
Oregon State Police, Woodburn Fire District medics and ODOT were dispatched to the scene at about 7:54 p.m.
Police reported that a 2002 GMC Envoy driven by Nicolas Martinez-Rivera, 56, of Woodburn was neading northbound. For an unknown reason, the Envoy veered into the southbound lane and struck a 2009 Ford F-150 pickup operated by Kaleefa Chernishoff, 26, of Brooks.
Chernishoff suffered serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to the Salem Hospital.
Martinez-Rivera suffered critical injuries and was transported by air to Legacy Emmanuel in Portland.
Investigation into the wreck is still ongoing.
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