Three People Injured in Accident at Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, OR

December 27, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Yaquina Bay Road, Newport, OR, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Newport Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Tractor-trailer
Yaquina Bay Bridge
Injuries Sustained

Various injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck and passenger car were Involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured three people at Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, OR on December 27th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 7 a.m. According to investigators, a semi-truck traveling across the south bridge lost control in high winds before overturning into a northbound lane. Debris from the vehicle struck a nearby pickup truck while a passenger car collided with the rear of the truck. Three people involved suffered undisclosed injuries. Additional information was not available.

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