Portland, OR – Pickup Truck Collides with Semi on I-5 South near Southwest Terwilliger Blvd, One Injured
Portland, OR (August 12, 2023) – An accident involving a semi-truck and a pickup truck caused major disruptions on Interstate 5 South in southwest Portland on Saturday, August 12th. The incident occurred around 6 p.m., prompting a swift response from emergency teams and Portland Fire & Rescue.
The crash took place near Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard, with the pickup truck becoming wedged beneath the semi-truck. Responders quickly mobilized to extricate the trapped driver from the pickup truck. Reports indicate that one person sustained injuries in the collision.
The accident resulted in significant traffic congestion, necessitating the closure of portions of Interstate 5 South for several hours.
Authorities are currently investigating the circumstances that led to the crash.
Further updates on this incident will be provided as investigations unfold.
We extend our thoughts to the injured individual and their loved ones, hoping for a swift recovery.