Highway 20 is back open to normal traffic
Emergency responders are on scene of an vehicle vs. pedestrian traffic crash on Highway 20, 5.5 miles east of Newport.
BIG TRAFFIC BACKUP!!
Lincoln County Scan is reporting that the victim was transported to PCH in Newport. Usually, when someone suffers life threatening injuries they’re flown by air ambulance to Corvallis. No information yet on the extent of injuries.
Highway 20 westbound lane at the accident site is still closed. Eastbound lane is open. Traffic is backed up but detour signs are directing traffic to use the Bay Road.