Acura driver hits Chevy head-on, dies on Hwy 22 – KOIN.com

Richard J. Beals died when the Acura he was driving hit a Chevy head-on on Highway 22, May 9, 2016 (OSP) Richard J. Beals passed away as soon as the Acura he was steering strike a Chevy head-when it come to on Freeway 22, Might 9, 2016 (OSP)

LYONS, Ore. (KOIN) — A 21-year-aged driver passed away at the setting of a head-when it come to accident when it come to Freeway 22 merely west of Lyons very early Monday.

Richard J. Beals was steering an Acura who crossed the centerline then strike a Chevy Blazer head-when it come to about 5:54 a.m., authorities said. merely mins prior to who crash, the Oregon Say Authorities obtained a conversation concerning a vehicle no longer able to continue to be in its lane.

Beals passed away at the scene.

The Chevy driver, 36-year-aged Jessica Lemmer, was taken to Salem Medical facility then airlifted to OHSU. Her passenger, 21-year-aged Kaitlin Mercer, was taken to Stayton Medical facility then is anticipated to recover.

The examination in to the collapse continues.