interstate 5

Multi-vehicle crash shuts down NB I-5

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A multi-vehicle crash shut down both northbound lanes of Interstate 5 Friday. According to Rural Metro Fire, two semi-trucks crashed around noon near milepost 71. One of the semis caught fire. The incident triggered more crashes involving six …

TripCheck now features statewide ‘speed map’

Salem, Ore. – Oregon’s online traffic mapping service just expanded with a near-real time “speed map.” According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, new TripCheck data shows how fast traffic is flowing around the state. Before August 8, the feature was only …

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 …

Fire crews battle six small fires near Merlin

Merlin, Ore. — Firefighters in Josephine county spent Sunday morning working to contain several small fires that sparked near Merlin. Rural Metro Fire reported six fires, each under 1/10 of an acre, on the side of Interstate 5.  A southbound lane of …

Wet conditions may have contributed to I-5 crash

Josephine County, Ore. – Following a crash on Interstate 5 Monday morning, first responders are warning drivers to be prepared for wet conditions on southern Oregon roadways. Rural Metro Fire Josephine County said crews responded to a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 …
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