PHILOMATH, Ore. – A crash on Highway 20 near Philomath sent eight people to the hospital on Tuesday.
Benton County deputies responded to milepost 46 just after noon and found a head-on, multiple-vehicle crash.
Two people had been ejected from vehicles.
Authorities said there’s no indication that drugs or alcohol played a role.
Both lanes of the highway were closed for several hours as the crash team investigated the scene. The crash was cleared by 4:45 p.m.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 541-766-6858.