Authorities say the head-on was between a car and a pick-up pulling a trailer. Driver of the car suffered serious injuries and was airlifted by REACH medical air ambulance to the trauma center in Corvallis. Driver of the pickup was transported by ground ambulance to PCH in Newport. No word yet on accident specifics.
Meanwhile, Highway 101 remains closed in both directions until the accident investigation is over and the mess is cleaned up. The detour around the wreck involves Bayview on the south and Beaver Creek Road on the north. NO semi big rigs are allowed on the detour.