One killed, two others injured following single-vehicle crash on I-5

All lanes of I-5 southbound just south of Coburg at milepost 198.5 were closed while the death investigation is being conducted, officials said.

Posted: Sep 5, 2021 9:10 AM
Updated: Sep 5, 2021 8:32 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene-Springfield Fire officials have confirmed that one person was killed and pronounced dead at the scene after a serious single-vehicle crash Sunday morning on I-5 South.

Two people were taken to the hospital -- one with critical injuries and another with serious injuries.

Officials said it was originally reported as a two-vehicle rollover crash.

Crews responded to the crash around 8:15 a.m.

ODOT said Southbound I-5 is open south of Coburg.

All lanes of I-5 southbound were closed just south of Coburg at milepost 198.5 until about 12:45 p.m. They remained closed while the death investigation was being conducted, officials said.

Roberts Road and Selby Way were also closed to that area.

Traffic was detoured to southbound OR 99 at milepost 209, the Harrisburg exit.

Coburg Fire, Eugene-Springfield Fire, Oregon State Police and Oregon Department of Transportation responded to the crash.

This is a developing story. Stay with KEZI for the latest.

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