I-5 southbound reopens near Albany after semi crash

The cleanup was expected to take several hours.

Posted: Apr 1, 2020 8:46 AM
Updated: Apr 1, 2020 10:52 AM

ALBANY, Ore. -- A semi-truck crash early Wednesday morning closed southbound lanes of Interstate 5 at Highway 20 near Albany. The road reopened by 10:30 a.m.

Oregon State Police said the driver of the semi was taken to the hospital.

An ODOT spokesperson said the crash involved a semi carrying pipes which spilled out on the road.

Officials said the crash has been removed.

You can check ODOT's TripCheck website for updates. 

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