HARRISBURG, Ore. – A driver headed in the wrong direction on Interstate 5 died after crashing into a semi-truck on Sunday, Oregon State Police say.
Police responded to the scene at milepost 208 at about 10:30 p.m.
Investigators say multiple people complained about someone driving a Honda Civic recklessly on northbound I-5. As troopers responded, the vehicle turned around to head south in the northbound lanes.
The driver then collided with a semi-truck. They sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene. Their name has yet to be released.
Police said the semi-truck driver was not injured in the crash.
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Harrisburg Fire Department and Oregon Department of Transportation assisted.