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Six Cars Crash Sending Five Victims to Area Hospitals

This accident snarled traffic for over two hours.

Aurora Oregon car accident
Photo: Canby Fire

(AURORA, Ore.) - Just before 7:00 AM Tuesday, Aurora Fire Department responded to a car crash in front of Fir Point Farms on S. Arndt Road.

Upon arrival the rescue crews realized they had multiple vehicles and multiple victims.

The crash scene was scattered into two grouping of vehicles. One cluster was a two-vehicle entanglement involving a Chevy Pickup and a Honda SUV. The other was a four-car in-line crash, involving a Ford Focus, a Honda Accord, a Chrysler Voyager, and a Chevy 4X4 Pickup.

The Aurora Fire Deparment requested assistance from neighboring Canby Fire. In total, three engines, two rescues, one brush rig, four ambulances, and two chief officers responded to the incident, which snarled traffic for better than two hours. Four victims were transported to area hospitals, three with injuries from the crash, and a fourth victim with cardiac chest pain. None of the injuries were described as life threatening. Clackamas County Sheriffs Office is leading the crash scene investigation, with assistance from Canby Police.

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