Two children, 4 and 6, injured in Salem crash

SALEM, Ore. – A 4-year-old and a 6-year-old were injured in a crash in Salem on Saturday.

The 4-year-old is in critical condition at a Portland hospital, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office. The 6-year-old was hospitalized for observation.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at around noon at Cordon Road Northeast and Swegle Road. Deputies say the children were riding in a northbound car on Cordon Road that was turning onto Swegle Road when it collided with a southbound vehicle.

Cordon Road was closed for hours in the area of the crash.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Senior Deputy Casey Burnham at 503-991-6743.


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