Head on near Eagle Point

One driver was taken to an area hospital after two cars collided on Highway 62 Wednesday, Aug. 10,  morning.

Oregon State Police say a driver heading north attempted to pass a flatbed truck near Willamette Egg Farm outside of Eagle Point. The driver did not see a car coming in the other direction.

As the car started to pass, it collided head-on with another vehicle.

The driver of the southbound vehicle was taken to Providence Medical Center and is in good condition. The car’s teen passengers received minor injuries.

The driver of the northbound vehicle was not hurt.

Police say seat belts probably saved the lives of the passengers and drivers.

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