Couple injured when SUV crashes down embankment along Hwy 26

Couple injured when SUV crashes down embankment along Hwy 26
(Photo: Oregon State Police)

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore. – An 83-year-old woman and her 87-year-old husband were injured when their SUV crashed 75 feet down an embankment along Highway 26 on Tuesday morning.

The crash happened west of Manning around 9:30 a.m., state police said.

Firefighters pulled the man and woman out of the SUV. Medics took them to a hospital with injuries that police said were not life-threatening.

It’s unclear what caused the crash.

The man and woman’s names were not immediately released.