Fiery crash on Highway 18 leaves 4 dead

Published: Apr. 10, 2022 at 12:26 PM PDT
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MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (KPTV) - A fiery car crash on Highway 18, near milepost 49, left 4 people dead Sunday, according to Oregon State Police.

Police said investigation revealed that a gray sedan, with a driver and three passengers, was traveling west on HWY 18 when it left its lane and crashed, head-on, into a motorhome. Both vehicles caught fire.

Police declared all 4 occupants of the sedan dead at the scene. The driver and the passenger of the motorhome were not injured.

Police still do not know why the sedan left its lane when it crashed into the motorhome. Police have not yet identified the people who died in the crash.

Highway 18 was shut down for over five hours while the Oregon State Police conducted the investigation.