BANKS, Ore. – A woman and a baby were injured when their car crashed into a semi truck on Highway 26 Monday morning, state police said.
A LifeFlight helicopter responded to the crash scene at Sellers Road, three miles east of Manning.
Police said a 35-year-old woman was driving with her 2-year-old daughter when her Toyota Corolla crossed into the eastbound lane and crashed into the corner of an oncoming semi truck.
The woman was taken by LifeFlight helicopter to a Portland hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Medics took the infant to a hospital. Police said the baby's injuries were minor.
Oregon State Police identified the woman as Joy De'Ann Allen of Beaverton.
She was cited for reckless driving, endangering another person, fourth-degree assault and driving without a license, OSP said.
She was also cited for the unlawful possession of a controlled substance, OSP said. Police said they found a small amount of methamphetamine on her personal property while she was being treated at the hospital.
The truck driver, 66-year-old Gregory P. Kostrba of Wilsonville, was not hurt.
The highway reopened at 10:30 a.m.