Liquified Gas Truck Crashes On I-5

Photo: Portland Fire Bureau

A tanker truck carrying liquified carbon dioxide rolled over on the ramp from I-5 northbound to Water Avenue after hitting several vehicles. 

ODOT initially closed I-5 in both directions. The freeway has now reopened.

The semi hit eight to ten vehicles on I-5 northbound before the truck crashed on the Water Avenue off ramp.

Three people were hospitalized with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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