Salem Fire is working an entrapment motor vehicle accident on Mission Street at I-5 reports are that West bound lanes are effected. Oregon State Police are on scene to manage traffic. Please avoid the area if you can.
A Bend man lost his life late Friday night when the gasoline tanker he was driving lost traction on the icy road and rolled over coming to a stop blocking the highway said Oregon State Police. OSP says that there were additional collisions in the area that resulted in no injuries.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office says that it is adding extra DUII patrols to our roadways over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. During the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in 2015 there were 301 passenger vehicle occupants killed in traffic crashes across the nation.
Oregon State Police say that on November 14, at approximately 9:30 PM, the Northern Command Center was notified of a large metal object that had fallen off of a pick-up truck. The pick-up was pulling a flat bed trailer and the object fell off of the trailer.
Following a disturbance at a local restaurant early Sunday morning a woman was hit and killed on I-5 in Salem. Family and friends gathered near where she died Tuesdday evening to remember her life.
SPD told Salem News Journal that all of the involved parties were transported to Salem Health with varying degrees of injuries, however none of them are life-threatening. Their current medical conditions are unknown.
Update: Due to weather, this work has been delayed until Tuesday Sept 26th and Wednesday Sept 27th.
The crash was caused when a 1978 Chevrolet El Camino, operated by Grant Thomas Hromas, 50-yrs-old of Albany, left the south bound lane of travel and crossed completely over to the north bound lane of travel. This caused a nearly head on crash with a 2013 Hyundia Elantra sedan.