WISHRAM, Wash. -- Two people died and another person was seriously hurt following a head-on crash on Highway 14 near Wishram, Wash., along the Columbia Gorge.
The crash happened at about 9:30 a.m. east of The Dalles on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The drivers of both vehicles were killed and a third person was in critical condition, said Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn.
The westbound lane of the highway was closed. Drivers should expect delays in both directions.
Details on the circumstances of the crash were not immediately known.
No estimate was given on when the west lane would reopen.
This story will be updated.