Buxton, Crash, Highway 26

Highway 26 closed at Fisher Road following crash involving car and pedestrian

This story has been updated following receipt of a written report from OSP.

A person was struck by a car on Highway 26 in Buxton, Oregon State Police said, after the person walked onto the highway near Fisher Road in the evening

According to a written report compiled by OSP, a white Chevy driven by a Hillsboro resident was traveling west on Highway 26 when a 32-year-old Vancouver resident entered the westbound lane.

OSP said the driver of the Chevy was unable to avoid a collision, striking the pedestrian.

The pedestrian was transported via a LifeFlight helicopter to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland with injuries described as serious, but non-life threatening.

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The highway was closed for several hours as responding agencies, including the Banks Fire District, OSP, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, LifeFlight and others worked to clear and investigate the scene of the . . .

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