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Wreck shuts down traffic at 4th and Newport in Hermiston

Published on November 15, 2017 4:09PM

Last changed on November 15, 2017 8:46PM

Two vehicles were in a head-on collision at Southeast Fourth and Newport on Wednesday afternoon, redirecting traffic at Main Street and Southeast Newport for a short while.

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Two vehicles were in a head-on collision at Southeast Fourth and Newport on Wednesday afternoon, redirecting traffic at Main Street and Southeast Newport for a short while.

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HERMISTON — Two vehicles were involved in an accident at Southeast Fourth Street and Newport Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, causing a brief hiccup in traffic flow and blocking the section of Fourth Street between Main and Newport streets around 3:30 p.m.

One vehicle, a small pickup truck, was traveling south on Fourth Street and hit the other vehicle, a sedan, head-on. The sedan was in the wrong lane.

No information on injuries was immediately available.



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