Truck crash closes Albany-Lyons Highway
LYONS, Ore. - A lumber truck crash closed OR 226 Albany-Lyons Highway on Tuesday while crews worked to clear the truck from the road and repair a downed power line.
Oregon DOT Trip Check shows only the westbound lane affected as of 12:22 p.m.
But a press release from ODOT at noon indicated the road was closed and was "expected to be closed for several hours."
In a followup message at 1:15 p.m., ODOT said "passenger vehicles may use Jordan Road and Camp Morrison Drive to detour, but that route is not available for semitrucks because of a load-restricted covered bridge."
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The cause of the crash - and the extent of injuries, if any - are not yet known.