3 hurt, 1 airlifted after head-on crash in Hillsboro


NW West Union Road closed between NW Dick and NW Bendemeer roads

Firefighters extricate a person from a serious head-on crash in Hillsboro, Jan. 8, 2020. (TVF&R)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Three people were rushed to hospitals — one by Life Flight — after a serious head-on collision in Hillsboro, authorities said.

The two-vehicle crash shut down NW West Union Road in both directions between NW Dick and NW Bendemeer roads, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Hillsboro police said one of the vehicles crossed the center line and struck the other vehicle.

Life Flight was activated and firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue worked to pull one person out of a vehicle. That person was then airlifted in critical condition. The conditions of the other two people are unknown at this time.

An investigation is underway.

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