Suspected thief injured in stolen truck crash

MEDFORD, Ore. – Multiple witnesses spotted a man bloodied along Interstate 5 this evening. Oregon State Police say he was involved in a stolen vehicle case. Troopers say the suspect crashed a stolen truck just before 7 p.m. Wednesday night at mile marker 30. They tell us the suspected truck thief was speeding when he failed to use the North Medford Interstate off-ramp correctly and crashed the vehicle into a tree.

Troopers say he did not appear to be wearing a seat belt and was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. According to OSP, he was the only person in the truck and they have not identified him at this time. Osp believes the driver’s speed and intoxication caused the crash.

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