"Notorious" Stretch of Road Factors into I-5 Rollover

One person was injured in a rollover crash Tuesday morning.

Posted: Nov 27, 2018 2:04 PM

HUGO, Ore.- First responders say wet pavement played a part in the one car rollover in Josephine County Tuesday morning. 

The rollover happened around 7:30 in the morning near mile 68. That the curve on Interstate 5 near Hugo. 

The driver was able to get themselves out of the car. They were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. 

In a Facebook post, Rural Metro Fire says that stretch of the freeway is notorious for catching drivers off-guard, especially when it rains.

Rural Metro says it's important for drivers to watch their speed and make sure the tires on their cars have good traction. 

Article Comments

Medford
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 66°
Brookings
Few Clouds
53° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 53°
Crater Lake
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 54°
Grants Pass
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 61°
Klamath Falls
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 54°
Cool & Showery Workweek
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events