Head-on collision on Rogue River Highway sends two to hospital

Rogue River, Ore — A head on collision briefly shut down Rogue River Highway this morning.

Crews responded to the crash at mile post 3 just after 8am. Oregon State Police and Rural/Metro Fire say the two vehicles crashed into each other.

One of the drivers had to be extricated. Both were transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

It’s not clear what caused the crash. OSP is investigating.

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