Crash on U.S. 62

Goshen Police Chief Steve McDaniel examines wreckage from a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 62 at Duck Creek Road at 3 p.m. Tuesday. The roadway was closed for over an hour following the crash. According to the highway patrol, an eastbound pickup attempted to pass an eastbound vehicle stopped to turn north onto Duck Creek Road and struck a westbound jeep head-on. Both vehicles traveled off the north side of the roadway, the jeep rolling once and ejecting the driver through the top. Both drivers were lifeflighted to St. Elizabeth’s Health Center with unspecified injuries. The highway patrol is investigating and Goshen police assisted. Damascus EMS responded. No further information was available Tuesday night. (Salem News photo by Kevin Howell)