Highway 47 crash leaves 1 trapped in car with critical injuries


Avoid the area if possible

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Photo of Forest Grove Fire Rescue badge. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A serious crash on Highway 47 left a person with critical injuries while trapped inside a car, according to officials.

On Tuesday just before 7:30 a.m., The Forest Grove Fire Department said via Twitter a very serious crash involving two cars has shut down Highway 47 between B Street and Elm Street. They are currently working on saving the person entrapped inside one of the vehicles.

Authorities ask the public to avoid the area. This is a developing story and KOIN 6 News will update it when more information is available.

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