SALEM, Ore. -- A former Oregon State University football player was injured in a head-on crash in Salem on Monday.
According his family, Caleb Smith was driving when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle, who was attempting to pass a string of cars.
They said with no time to react, both vehicles struck each other head on in a violent collision.
Smith was rushed to the Salem hospital with significant facial injuries as well as severe back trauma, leaving his lower back shattered.
Smith and his fiancée have a newborn baby boy named Clay.
The have set up a GoFundMe page to help with accumulating costs. For more information, click here.