Highway 6 is closed near the summit of the Coast Range following a crash, the Oregon Department of Transportation said on tripcheck.com.
Highway 6 is currently closed near Lees Camp in Tillamook County as emergency crews respond to a vehicle crash, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.
The Tillamook and Washington County lines at the Coast Range summit on Highway 6 on January 27, 2022. Photo: Chas Hundley A Washington County Sheriff’s Office vehicle was struck by another vehicle Thursday evening while a deputy was responding to a separate crash near the summit of the Oregon Coast[Read More…]
The Tillamook and Washington County lines at the Coast Range summit on Highway 6 on January 27, 2022. Photo: Chas Hundley Updated story here. Original story below. Two crashes were reported Thursday evening, with at least one of them resulting in the closure of the Wilson River Highway near the[Read More…]
A series of 45 mph advisory signs near milepost 34 on Highway 6 on Thursday, January 27, 2022. Photo: Chas Hundley The Oregon Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that new safety signs on the Wilson River Highway—signed as Highway 6—had been installed between Banks and Tillamook in an effort to[Read More…]
Banks Fire District’s Hornshuh Creek Station. Photo: Banks Fire District Update: At 2:30 p.m., the Banks Fire District announced that the Washington County Sheriff’s Office had officially suspended the search for a possible missing aircraft somewhere in the Tillamook Forest. “Ultimately there have been no reports of missing planes/pilots and[Read More…]
A school bus crashes on Highway 6 Friday, November 19. Photo: FGF&R Highway 6 was closed but reopened to one lane of traffic late Friday morning near mile marker 35 following a crash involving a school bus and a loose flatbed trailer, Forest Grove Fire & Rescue said. According to[Read More…]
A K-9 unit aided in locating Bradley Harris. Photo from Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office video A Tillamook resident died in a crash Sunday morning near milepost 8 on the Wilson River Highway. The driver of one vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene, according to Oregon State Police, but[Read More…]
The staging area for law enforcement responding to the scene in Gales Creek on October 28, 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley Update, November 3: The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said that Damion Clowdus had been located. Update, 10:15 p.m. Thursday The Washington County Sherriff’s Office said in a press release issued[Read More…]
A Life Flight Network helicopter flies over Gales Creek toward the crash on Sunday, September 12. Photo: Chas Hundley An Oregon City resident is the latest person killed in a vehicle crash on Highway 6 between Banks and Tillamook this summer. According to the Oregon State Police, the crash occurred[Read More…]