2 hospitalized after 3-car crash on Hwy 26

The crash happened on Hwy 26 at NW Hornshuh Creek Road

Two people were injured in a 3-car crash on Hwy 26 near Buxton, May 29, 2017. (KOIN)

BUXTON, Ore. (KOIN) — Two drivers were injured after a 3-car crash on Hwy 26 near Buxton on Monday afternoon, Banks Fire District 13 told KOIN 6 News.

The crash happened on Hwy 26 at NW Hornshuh Creek Road.

No other people beside the drivers were inside the 3 cars at the time of the crash, fire officials said. Two of the drivers needed to be extricated from their cars.

One man was taken to the hospital via LifeFlight with multiple broken bones, including a broken hip. He allegedly crossed the center line and hit the other 2 cars. An Oregon State Police trooper said he was in stable condition.

Another driver was hospitalized with broken bones in his legs and feet.

The third driver wasn’t injured in the crash, fire officials said.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as it becomes available.