Crash, Highway 26, News

Highway 26 closed at Highway 6 junction following nearby crash

A serious crash near the intersection of Highway 26, Banks Road, and Harrison Road has closed Highway 26 at the Highway 6 junction.

Highway 47, which would usually serve as a detour route, remains closed just west of Banks due to a bridge replacement project that has gone well past the original completion date

The Oregon Department of Transportation said a detour around the crash was established.

Highway 47 was also closed following a fatal crash between Banks and Forest Grove Thursday.

This is a developing story and will be updated as soon as information is confirmed. 

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Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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