Drivers die in 2-car crash on Hwy 26 in Welches

The crash happened just before midnight

Traffic accident, file. (MGN)
Traffic accident, file. (MGN)

WELCHES, Ore. (KOIN) — A 2-car collision late Friday night on Highway 26 killed both drivers, who were the only people in each car.

The crash happened just before midnight around the 67400 block of Highway 26, Clackamas County officials told KOIN 6 News. Investigators said a green Subaru was headed west and traveling fast when it crossed the center line and slammed head-on into a blue Volkswagen Passat.

Both drivers died at the scene, officials said.

The Oregon State Police are investigating. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash.

No names have been released at this time.

KOIN 6 News will continue to follow this story.

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