Six-car crash snarls traffic on I-5 north of Eugene

Drivers should expect delays.

Posted: Jan 28, 2020 3:25 PM
Updated: Jan 28, 2020 4:50 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 snarled traffic Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Oregon Department of Transportation's TripCheck website, the crash happened two miles north of the Beltline.

Image from ODOT's road camera Coburg - I-5 at Van Duyn Road.

Chief Chad Minter with the Coburg Fire District said six cars were involved. Some cars were more seriously damaged. One person was taken to the hospital for evaluation, he said. There were no major injuries.

Eugene Springfield Fire, Oregon State Police and ODOT also responded to the scene. 

Traffic was down to one lane for about an hour, Minter said.

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