Fatal Crash Partially Closes Marion Street Bridge In Salem.

6:15 pm from ODOT: Valley, No. Coast: A crash involving a vehicle and motorcycle has resulted in a fatality on the Marion St Bridge (Westbound OR 22) in Salem. Two of the bridge’s four lanes are closed. While it hasn’t been determined if the bridge will be closed for a law enforcement investigation and reconstruction, there will be significant delays. There isn’t an easy detour. Travelers should avoid the area, find an alternative route or expect delays. More Info Here

Multiple Agencies Fighting 2-Alarm Commercial Structure Fire On Kropf Road Near Gibson Road, Molalla.

Firefighters from Molalla, Canby, Woodburn, Mt. Angel, and other agencies are fighting a two-alarm commercial structure fire at an ag building used for the storage of dry sawdust on Kropf Road near Gibson Road off Hwy 211 south of Molalla.  Watch out for emergency vehicles responding to the area.

*Updated With Victim Info * Fatal Accident Closes Hwy 22 East of Gates. Lengthy Closure Expected.

From ODOT at 4pm today.

OR 22 is closed in both directions 5 miles east of Gates following a multi vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality. This could be a lengthy closure for a law enforcement investigation and reconstruction. There is no easy detour. Travelers should avoid the area, use an alternative route or expect long delays.

Use an alternate route. Visit tripcheck.com for updates.

___ Update from OSP____

On Sunday, July 26, 2020 at approximately 2:59 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a three vehicle crash on Hwy 22 near mile post 38.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a silver Ford F150, operated by Scott Zadow (43) from Portland. was traveling eastbound when the vehicle crossed into the westbound lane and sideswiped a Nissan Pathfinder operated by Curtis Gagner (42) of Canby.

The Ford F150 continued westbound and collided into a VW Passat operated by John Berquist (50) of Turner.

Berquist sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Zadow was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

OSP was assisted by Gates Fire Department and Oregon Department of Transportation.

The Interstate remained closed for approximately 6.5 hours.  The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing. Anyone who has information regarding this collision is asked to contact OSP.