WASHINGTON COUNTY, OR (KPTV) - Three people have been rushed to area hospitals after a serious crash on Highway 219.
Just before 9 a.m., emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash on the highway at Southwest Burkhalter Road and Southwest Simpson Road.
Hillsboro Fire said three people suffered serious injuries. Two patients were transported by ambulance, and the third patient was transported by Life Flight.
Two patients transported by ambulance and one by @LifeFlightNtwrk helicopter. @WCSOOregon on scene. Roads will be closed in the area-please use alternate routes. #alert #pdxtraffic pic.twitter.com/LpFegfVAlf— Hillsboro Fire & Rescue (@HillsboroFire) March 17, 2020
No further details about the crash have been released at this time.
The Oregon Department of Transportation says all lanes of Highway 219 are closed at SW Burkhalter Road and SW Simpson Road. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said the highway could be closed for at least three hours.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area and find alternate routes.
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