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The City of Portland, Oregon

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Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

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NEWS RELEASE 11/23/12: Portland Fire & Rescue Responds to 3-Car Accident on I-5

At 9:09 pm Portland Fire & Rescue responded to report of an accident in the southbound lanes of I-5 just north of the Terwilliger curves. At 9:14pm Engine 10 (Burlingame) arrived to find 3 vehicles involved in the accident and 2 patients. The status of the patients are unknown at this time. Engine 5 (Hillsdale) and Engine 4 (Portland State University) were also called to the scene to bring additional resources.

All southbound lanes were closed due to this accident but one lane has since been reopened. Additional information will be given as it becomes available.

Contact info, for media use only:
Public Information Officer AJ Schaffer (503) 940-6003.