interstate 5

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 …

Speed limits for trucks on I-5 could increase

Salem, Ore. – An Oregon Department of Transportation panel is discussing the implications of raising the speed limit for trucks on certain sections of Interstate 5. According to ODOT, the Oregon Speed Zone Review Panel is looking into raising the speed limit …

I-5 stabbing victim identified

Gold Hill, Ore. – Oregon State Police have identified the man who was stabbed on Interstate 5 early Thursday morning. Troopers were called to I-5 between Central Point and Gold Hill around 6:00 Thursday morning, for a man waving his arms on the …
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