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. 

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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