Press release from OSP:
On Wednesday November 13, 2019 at approximately 7:54 P.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a report of a two vehicle crash on Hwy 99E near Concomly Rd NE.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a silver 2002 GMC Envoy, operated by Nicolas Martinez-Rivera (56) of Woodburn, was traveling northbound on Hwy 99E near Concomly Rd NE when for unknown reasons the Envoy veered into the southbound lanes. The Envoy collided head-on with a 2009 Ford F-150 pickup operated by Kaleefa Chernishoff (26) of Brooks.
Chernishoff suffered serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to the Salem Hospital.
Martinez-Rivera suffered critical injuries and was transported by air to Legacy Emmanuel in Portland.
OSP was assisted by Woodburn Fire and Medics and ODOT.