Truck Crash Causes Traffic Backups on Northbound I5

At approximately 9:31p tonight, multiple emergency units from Rural Metro-Josephine County (RMJC), Oregon State Police (OSP), Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), and American Medical Response (AMR), were dispatched to the northbound lanes of I5 near Exit 71.

Upon arrival, crews discovered a semi-truck and trailer on its side, blocking northbound lanes.

Officials say that there were two individuals injured, the severity of those injuries are unknown at this time.

Traffic is backing up for several miles as crews work to clear the wreckage.

Officials reported they do not believe the truck was not hauling anything hazardous.

No additional information is available at this time, as the investigation is ongoing.

Source: RMFJC / ODOT

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