Portland Police Investigation Crash on I-5 Southbound at Corbett - Freeway Closed

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May 22, 2012 11:52

  

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This morning, Tuesday May 22, 2012, at 10:57 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of a multiple vehicle crash on I-5 southbound near Southwest Corbett Avenue. Initial reports indicate that a truck lost a load of lumber and there are multiple vehicles involved in the crash. There are injuries although at this point no information suggests any serious injuries.

I-5 is completely closed due to the crash and traffic is being diverted. Drivers needing to travel South are encouraged to use I-205 or alternate routes.

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is the lead agency for the traffic diversion.

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