Major accident with occupant trapped inside at Highway 20 at Benson – 20 is shut down in both directions.
Local authorities are on scene of a multi-vehicle accident at Highway 20 and Benson Road, just east of Newport. There is at least one person trapped inside one of the vehicles. Highway 20 is closed in both directions.
Detours: Take Yaquina Heights Drive off of Harney. Take Yaquina Heights Drive east, then keep going on NE Valley Ridge Road to Highway 20.
Another detour that might be a little easier is taking the Bay Road toward Toledo. Turn left (north) on John Nye Road to Highway 20.