Two-vehicle crash in Salem blocks traffic near Capitol

Two-vehicle crash in Salem on June 13, 2018 - Photo from Salem Police.jpg

SALEM, Ore. – Police are responding to a two-vehicle crash near downtown Salem Tuesday afternoon that is causing significant traffic backups, Salem Police said.

The crash was initially reported before 1 p.m. near the intersection of D Street and Capitol Street NE.

Initial reports state the crash is blocking two northbound lanes of traffic on Capitol Street.

No word on when the collision will be cleared. Tow trucks are on their way to the scene, however, police are asking people to avoid the area until the scene is cleared.

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