Snow, Crash Shut Down I-5 for Hours

HUGO, Ore., – A crash near the Sexton Summit forced Interstate 5 to close for several hours Thursday, and left a line of cars stretched for miles as vehicles were forced to leave the freeway. The crash, which occurred while the summit was being pummeled with heavy snow, shut down all northbound and southbound lanes … Continue reading »

Semi Fire On Interstate 5

Traffic is getting back to normal after a fire on a semi truck closes part of Interstate 5 early Tuesday evening. Officials with the Oregon Department of Transportation say a semi was heading northbound when it caught on fire near Exit 17. The driver immediately pulled over and attempted to put the fire out. Fire … Continue reading »

Rush Hour Crash On I-5 At Talent Exit

By Ron Brown TALENT, Ore. — Traffic was snarled on southbound Interstate 5 between Talent and Phoenix on Wednesday morning following a four-car chain reaction pile-up. Witnesses told police it all started when a truck slowed for construction south of Talent, then traffic suddenly stalled; that led to this white Pontiac hitting the rear of … Continue reading »