No injuries after van lands upside-down on truck

At the scene of a collision between a van and a government pickup truck on Highway 211 near Eagle Creek, Ore. Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (Oregon State Police)
At the scene of a collision between a van and a government pickup truck on Highway 211 near Eagle Creek, Ore. Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (Oregon State Police)

(KOIN) – Two drivers escaped unhurt after a collision landed a van upside down on top of a government pickup truck near the Clackamas County town of Eagle Creek Tuesday morning.

At the scene of a collision between a van and a government pickup truck on Highway 211 near Eagle Creek, Ore. Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (Oregon State Police)

(Oregon State Police)

Oregon State Police (OSP) report that just before 7:30 a.m. a 2002 Ford pickup truck pulling a flatbed trailer was traveling north on Highway 211 when it collided into the driver’s side of a Dodge van that was attempting to cross the highway.

The van came to rest upside-down, on top of pickup truck, against a power pole, OSP said.

The driver of the truck, 21-year-old Jace Bateman of Oregon City, as well as that of the van, 30-year-old Elizabeth Mendez Ramirez of Sandy, were not injured.

The truck, which belonged to the county, was loaded with highway advisory signs.

OSP did not confirm if any citations were issued.

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