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Fire guts semi-truck on SB I-805 in National City ...
National City, CA  -  Jan, 10 2017  -  fox5sandiego.com.
Caltrans to stop I-5 traffic for Antlers Bridge demolition ...
Lakehead, CA  -  Jan, 9 2017  -  krcrtv.com.
ODOT issues chain requirement on I-5, Eugene to Wilsonville ...
Eugene, OR  -  Jan, 7 2017  -  kval.com.
Two women fall off bridge and die after I-5 crash ...
Myrtle Creek, OR  -  Jan 3, 2017  KPIC.com.
2 women mysteriously drop to their deaths from I-5 bridge ...
Myrtle Creek, OR  -  Jan 3, 2017  -  NWCN.com.
RV crashes into WSDOT truck on NB I-5 in downtown Seattle ...
Snohomish, WA   -  Jan 2, 2017  -  KIRO7.com.
Roads reopen as Sacramento police coax man off I-5 on-ramp ...
Sacramento, CA  -  Jan 2, 2017  -  KCRA.com.
I-5 pileup kills two Mantecans ...
Manteca, CA  -  Jan 2, 2017  -  MantecaBulletin.com.
Southbound I-5 reopens in Chehalis after semi crash caused 6-hour closure ...
Chehalis, WA  -  Dec 1, 2016  -  KIRO7.com.
Southbound I-5 lanes open after collision in Anderson ...
Anderson, CA  -  Nov 29, 2016  -  Redding.com.
Huge new project along I-5 in North County ...
North County, CA  -  Nov 29, 2016  -  CBS8.com.
Hit-run driver strikes 3 changing flat tire on I-5 in Tacoma ...
Tacoma, WA  -  Nov 25, 2016  -  HeraldNet.com.
Man wanted in deadly I-5 hit and run of pedestrian, car found...
Woodburn, OR  -  Nov 9, 2016  -  KATU.com.
Anti-Trump protesters briefly block I-5, march throughout Portland ...
Portland, OR  -  Nov 9, 2016  -  KVAL.com.
Police seek Salem man in connection with fatal I-5 crash ...
Salem, OR  -  Nov 9, 2016  -  StatesmanJournal.com.
Hundreds of UCSD students shut down I-5 in protest ...
San Diego, CA  -  Nov 9, 2016  -  10News.com.
Dumped-over dump truck snarls southbound I-5  ...
Fife, WA  -  Nov 8, 2016  -  TheNewsTribune.com.
Buses could get their own lane on I-5 if ST3 passes ...
Seattle, WA  -  Nov 8, 2016  -  MyNorthWest.com.
Police seek vehicle's owner after hit-and-run kills I-5 pedestrian ...
Woodbrun, OR  -  Nov 8, 2016  -  KGW.com.
Big rigs collide, block part of lane on NB I-5 near Stockdale Highway ...
Stockdale, CA  -  Nov 8, 2016  -  TurnTo23.com.
Man killed running from police across I-5 in Fife identified  ...
Fife, WA  -  Nov 7, 2016  -  TheNewsTribune.com.
Protest Blocks Traffic On I-5 ...
Portland, OR  -  Nov 6, 2016  -  KXL.com.
Six-vehicle collision results in fatality on I-5 ...
Newhall Pass, CA  -  Nov 5, 2016  -  SignalsCV.com.
Suspected drunk driver hits Caltrans worker on I-5 ...
San Diego, CA  -  Nov 4, 2016  -  Fox5SanDiego.com.
Semi-truck crash on I-5 slows traffic near Anderson outlet malls ...
Anderson, CA  -  Oct 31, 2016  -  KRCRTV.com.
2 Taken To Hospital After Big Rig Goes Over The Side Of I-5 ...
Pyramid Lake, CA  -  Oct 30, 2016  -  HomeTownStation.com.
Man who robbed gas stations along I-5 sentenced to 8-1/2 years in prison ...
Thurston, WA  -  Oct 28, 2016  -  TheOlympian.com.
Angry driver uses laser beam, causes crashes on I-5 ...
Albany, OR  -  Oct 26, 2016  -  KVAL.com.
Man Jumps Off Camper Into I-5 Lanes in Solana Beach ...
Solana Beach, CA  -  Oct 26, 2016  -  NBCSanDiego.com.
Ramp closures planned for I-5 through Friday in Vancouver, WA ...
Vancouver, WA  -  Oct 26, 2016  -  Columbian.com.
Bicyclist hit by car, seriously injured on Lacey I-5 on-ramp ...
Lacey, WA  -  Oct 25, 2016  -  KOMONews.com.
Coroner identifies Sacramento pedestrian killed on I-5 ...
Sacramento, CA  -  Oct 26, 2016  -  SacBee.com.
Huge improvement project on I-5 along JBLM ready for public comment ...
Tacoma, WA  -  Oct 24, 2016  -  TheNewsTribune.com.
Pedestrian struck, killed by car off southbound I-5 at La Jolla Village Drive ...
La Jolla, CA  -  Oct 24, 2016  -  10News.com.
Semi hauling 41,000 pounds of shredded cheese crashes on I-5 ...
Ashland, CA  -  Oct 24, 2016  -  MailTribune.com.
Police seeking information about vehicle pursuit, head-on crash ...
Josephine County, OR  -  Oct 24, 2016  -  KOBI5.com.
Man killed in I-5 pileup near Lakewood identified ...
Lakewood, WA  -  Oct 24, 2016  -  TheNewsTribune.com.
Pedestrian killed by semi tractor-trailer on southbound I-5 identified ...
Grapevine, CA   -  Oct 24, 2016  -  TurnTo23.com.
I-5 Bridge briefly closes for police activity ...
Portland, OR  -  Oct 24, 2016  -  Columbian.com.
Semi-truck accident blocking northbound lanes on I-5 ...
Jackson County, OR  -  Oct 24, 2016  -  KTVL.com.
Spate of crashes on I-5 curve prompts road-safety question ...
Lake Shasta, CA  -  Oct 23, 2016  -  Redding.com.
Pedestrian hit, killed on I-5 near Laval Road ...
Grapevine, CA  -  Oct 21, 2016  -  BakersfieldNow.com.
SB I-5 in Tacoma reopens after investigation into fatal crash ...
Tacoma, WA  -  Oct 21, 2016  -  MyNorthWest.com.
All lanes of I-5 reopened after overnight big rig crashes snarl traffic ...
Grapevine, CA  -  Oct 20/16  -  BakersfieldNow.com.
Northbound I-5 reopens after car fire blocks it ...
Seattle, WA  -  Oct 20/16  -  KOMONews.com.
Collision backs up traffic on I-5 through Bellingham ...
Bellingham, WA  -  Oct 19/16  -  BellinghamHerald.com.
More large rocks thrown from I-5 overpass in Seattle ...
Seattle, WA  -  Oct 19/16  -  MyNorthWest.com.
Storms postpone I-5 ramp closures ...
Seattle, WA  -  Oct 14/16  -  Columbian.com.
Police Officer Who Shot and Killed Man Near i-5 Jungle Was Not Carrying a Taser ...
Seattle, WA  -  Oct 14/16  -  TheStranger.com.
1 killed, 1 injured in semi rollover crash on I-5 express lanes ...
Seattle, WA  -  Oct 14/16  -  KIRO7.com.
1 killed, 1 injured when semi rolls over on northbound I-5 express lanes in Seattle ...
Seattle, WA  -  Oct 13/16  -  Q13FOX.com.
Big rig crash slows traffic on northbound I-5 near Elk Grove ...
Elk Grove, CA  -  Oct 13/16  -  Sacbee.com.
Vancouver man, 36, dies in Wednesday morning I-5 crash ...
Roseburg, OR  -  Oct 12/16  -  KATU.com.
CHP closes I-5 in Irvine after shooting on freeway ...
Irvine, CA  -  Oct 12/16  -  FOX5Sandiego.com.
Body found lying in traffic on I-5 ...
National City, CA  -  Oct 12/16  -  FOX5Sandiego.com.
5 weeks of especially bad traffic coming to Denny Way ...
Seattle, WA  -  KIRO7.com -  Oct 11/16.
CHP: Man shot on freeway said he had gun and went into 'a shooting stance' ...
Orange County, CA  -  OCRegister.com -  Oct 11/16.
Injury crash caused massive delays on NB I-5 in Tukwila ...
Tukwila, WA  -  MyNorthWest.com -  Oct 11/16.
Suspect injured during officer-involved shooting on I-5 near Irvine ...
Irvine, CA  -  CBS8.com -  Oct 10/16.
Car fire blocks NB I-5 express lanes ...
Lake City, WA  -  KIRO7.com -  Oct 10/16.
Major injuries reported in crash at I-5 and Grapevine Road ...
Grapevine, CA  -  Turnto23.com -  Oct 10/16.
Suspect drives stolen pickup wrong way on I-5, crashes with deputy near Kelso ...
Kalama, WA  -  KATU.com -  Oct 9/16.
Motorcyclist ID'd in Deadly I-5 Crash Near Tustin  ...
Tustin, CA  -  Patch.com -  Oct 7/16.
Man arrested, accused of stealing Mercedes, leading deputies on high-speed i-5 pursuit ...
San Clemente, CA  -  OCRegister.com -  Oct 7/16.
All lanes of I-5 open after car fire backs up traffic in Anderson ...
Anderson, CA  -  Redding.com -  Oct 6/16.
Drivers on EB SR 16 near I-5 should expect backups through Spring 2017 ...
Tacoma, WA  -  KIRO7.com -  Oct 6/16.
Officials meet in Ridgefield to discuss possibilities along Interstate 5 ...
Ridgefield, WA  -  TheReflector.com -  Oct 6/16.
Tacoma drivers losing part of key on-ramp for next six months ...
Tacoma, WA  -  KING5.com -  Oct 5/16.
Seattle police searching for carjacking suspect after chase on I-5 ...
Seattle, WA  -  KOMONews.com -  Oct 4/16.
Police search for 2 men after car prowl leads to violent attack in Mill Creek ...
Millcreek, WA  -  KOMONews.com -  Oct 4/16.
Expect traffic backups near SR 16 and I-5 in Tacoma through spring 2017 ...
Tacoma, WA  -  Q13Fox.com -  Oct 3/16.
Pedestrian hit, killed on I-5 ramp ...
San Diego, CA  -  SanDiegoUnionTribune.com -  Oct 2/16.
Lane opens on I-5 north of Lakehead after big rig stalls ...
Lakehead,CA  -  Redding.com -  Oct 2/16.
Shuttle van hits and kills pedestrian on I-5 off-ramp ...
San Diego, CA  -  10News.com -  Oct 2/16.
Salem motorcylist run over, dies in I-5 crash ...
Salem, OR  -  NWCN.com -  September 29/16.
Expect more traffic as UW students return to class ...
Seattle,WA  -  KIRO7.com -  September 28/16.
Truck Hauling Oranges Crashes on I-5, Stalls Morning Commute ...
San Diego, CA  -  Patch.com -  September 27/16.
Salem man dies in I-5 crash Monday morning ...
Salem, OR   -  StatesManJournal.com -  September 27/16.
Motorcyclist killed after he was hit by a semi-truck on Interstate 5 ...
Wilsonville, OR  -  OregonLive.com -  September 27/16.
Vehicle pursuit on I-5 ends in crash ...
Medford, OR  -  KOBI5.com -  Sept 26, 2016 ...
A scene out of Los Angeles played out in Medford after a driver lead police on a chase, narrowly missing cars before crashing... NBC5 News caught the chase on our Rogue Valley Manor Cam ...
Woman Struck, Killed on I-5 While Looking for Coins ...
Oceanside, CA  -  Patch.com -  Sept 26, 2016 ...
A woman who reportedly got out of a car Monday afternoon on Interstate 5 in North County - just north of state Route 78 and Carlsbad ... to look for coins in the center divide was struck and killed by a vehicle ...
One dead after semi truck, motorcycle crash on I-5 near Wilsonville ...
Wilsonville, OR  -  KATU.com -  Sept 26, 2016 ...
At least one person died Monday morning after a crash along northbound I-5 involving a motorcycle and semi truck ... Oregon State Police report the crash was about three miles south of Wilsonville near the French Prairie Rest Area ...
Shooting Suspect in custody after mall shooting in Burlington ...
Burlington, WA  -  KIRO7.com -  Sept 25, 2016 ...
Arcan Cetin, a 20-year-old suspected of fatally shooting five people in the Cascade Mall north of Seattle, was arrested about 6:30 p.m. Saturday night in Oak Harbor ...
All NB I-5 lanes, onramp reopens in Stockton ...
Stockton, CA  -  KCRA.com -  Sept 24, 2016 ...
All lanes reopened after a jackknifed big rig blocked an onramp on northbound Interstate 5 in Stockton Saturday, Caltrans said ... the crash happened about 1:30 p.m. near the Pershing Avenue onramp ...
Police Looking for Shooter near i-5 in Washington State ...
Burlington, WA  -  WIBW.com -  Sept 23, 2016 ...
Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting crime in Burlington Washington ... Troopers said they are looking for a man wearing grey, who was last seen walking toward I-5 from Cascade Mall ...
Carpool lanes set to open on I-5 in Stockton ...
Stockton, CA  -  KCRA.com -  Sept 21, 2016 ...
Many drivers are excited that some relief will come to the Stockton commute as new HOV lanes are set to on Interstate 5 and will run from Alpine Avenue to Hammer Lane ...
Driverless car lane on i-5 from Vancouver to Seattle proposed ...
i5Corridor  -  TheGlobeAndMail.com -  Sept 21, 2016 ...
HOV lanes between Seattle and Vancouver should be turned over to self-driving vehicles, says a private venture-capital firm envisioning the not-so-distant future ... the move, says a report issued Tuesday by Seattle-based Madrona Venture Group, would theoretically increase individual productivity, enhance road safety, and boost the connection between two booming cities ...
Extra enforcement on stretch of I-5 in Tacoma ...
Tacoma, WA  -  KIRO7.com -  Sept 21, 2016 ...
Those traveling on a stretch of I-5 south from Portland Avenue East and South 56th Street in Tacoma will see a large presence from state troopers for the next two days ... statistics show the two-mile stretch of I-5, especially northbound, has one of the highest collision rates in the area. Last year, there were 177 collisions during the weekday morning commute there during a two-month period ...
Brush fire breaks out on Interstate 5 in Santa Clarita; closes northbound lanes ...
Santa Clarita, CA  -  Turnto23.com -  Sept 20, 2016 ...
A brush fire broke out near Interstate 5 and Calgrove Boulevard in Santa Clarita Tuesday afternoon ...
Bellingham man arrested in July drive-by shooting on Interstate 5 ...
Bellingham, WA  -  BellinghamHerald.com -  Sept 20, 2016 ...
A Bellingham man was arrested over the weekend in connection with a drive-by shooting from the summer that authorities say seems minor but could have had tragic consequences ...
Man driving on I-5 shot himself in head, passenger says ...
Everett, WA  -  HeraldNet.com -  Sept 20, 2016 ...
Troopers are investigating a shooting that occurred inside a moving car on I-5 south of Everett on Tuesday ...
One person seriously hurt in 6-car crash on I-5 in downtown Seattle ...
Seattle, WA  -  Q13Fox.com -  Sept 20, 2016 ...
A six-car crash left one person seriously hurt and snarled traffic on northbound Interstate 5 Tuesday morning in downtown Seattle ...
Arrest of Suspected Car Thief Shuts Down Southbound I-5 ...
Grants Pass, OR  -  KDRV.com -  Sept 19, 2016 ...
Almost 30 miles down the road, Oregon State Police started following the car and a pursuit started about eight mile later .... police spiked the right front tire three miles down the road. They say that the vehicle came to a stop at mile marker 55, where the suspect was taken into custody ...
Man Jumps Out of Car on I-5 North in Oceanside; Killed by Oncoming Traffic: Authorities ...
Oceanside, CA  -  Patch.com -  Sept 19, 2016 ...
Authorities identified a Los Angeles County man killed over the weekend on Interstate 5 in Oceanside when he reportedly jumped out of a moving vehicle into freeway lanes ...
Two hospitalized in four-vehicle collision on I-5 ...
Woodland, WA  -  Columbian.com -  Sept 17, 2016 ...
Three people were injured in a four-vehicle collision Friday evening on Interstate 5 near Woodland ...
Four hospitalized after I-5 rollover crash ...
Jackson County, OR  -  KOBI5.com -  Sept 15, 2016 ...
Oregon State Police responded Thursday morning to a single vehicle crash on I-5, 13 miles south of Ashland.Matt Tudor of Yreka sustained minor injuries ...
Crash blocks traffic at I-5, Hwy 44 interchange ...
Redding, CA  -  Redding.com -  Sept 14, 2016 ...
A crash slowed northbound Interstate 5 traffic near the Highway 44 interchange today ... the wreck, reported at about 12:20 p.m. just south of the freeway's off-ramp to Highway 44, also knocked a pole down across the right lane, according to the California Highway Patrol's incident log site ...
Semi-truck destroyed after catching fire on I-5 ...
Douglas County, OR  -  KOBI5.com -  Sept 14, 2016 ...
Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on southbound Interstate 5 near milepost 115 at around 11:30 Tuesday night ...
Driver suspected of killing man in tent off I-5 booked into King County Jail ...
Seattle, WA  -  SeattleTimes.com -  Sept 13, 2016 ...
Oscar Gutierrez de Jesus, 33, was booked into the King County Jail on investigation of vehicular homicide and felony hit and run ... he will make his first court appearance on Wednesday ...
Trailer crash closes I-5 ...
Tracy, CA  -  GoldenStateNewsapers.com -  Sept 13, 2016 ...
Investigators are piecing together what caused a hay truck and a tomato truck to crash on southbound Interstate 5 on Monday morning, closing the freeway for seven hours and sending both drivers to the hospital ...
Man hangs Clinton effigy from crane along I-5 with sign ‘Vote Trump' ...
Roseburg, OR  -  KIRO7.com -  Sept 20, 2016 ...
A black rubber wet suit wearing women’s clothing and a blonde wig hung from a noose attached from a crane – along with a sign that said, “Vote Trump.” ...
Sleeping man killed as car crashes into his tent off I-5 in Seattle’s U District ...
Seattle,WA  -  SeattleTimes.com -  Sept 12, 2016 ...
The car crashed into a tent near the Northeast 50th Street freeway exit in Seattle’s University District. The driver was taken into custody and is under investigation of vehicular homicide, police said ...
2 charged in fatal five-vehicle crash on I-5 ...
Peace County, WA  -  TheNewsTribune.com -  Sept 9, 2016 ...
Pierce County prosecutors have charged two suspected drunken drivers in connection with a five-car crash on Interstate 5 that killed a Tacoma man. ... spencer Marr, 24, and Julio Gonzalez-Herrera, 23, are charged with vehicular homicide in the April 9 death of 25-year-old Dominic Bryant ...
Woman’s body found on I-5 overpass in Tacoma ...
Tacoma, WA   -  KATU.com -  Sept 7, 2016 ...
Authorities are investigating after a woman’s body was found on an overpass near State Route 16 in Tacoma ... the Washington State Patrol say troopers were initially called to investigate a possible hit and run late Tuesday ...
High-speed i-5 chase in Tehama county leads to three arrests...
Red Bluff, CA  -  KRCRTV.com -  Sept 6, 2016 ...
Tehama County Sheriff's Deputies were led on a high-speed pursuit before three suspects lost control of their vehicle and were arrested ... on September 5, around 6:15 P.M., A Tehama County Sheriff's Office Deputy attempted to pull over a white Volkswagen Jetta for a traffic violation on I-5 North at the Cottonwood CHP scales. The vehicle failed to yield and the Deputy entered a vehicle pursuit ...
GoFundMe set up for man killed in I-5 crash ...
Medford, OR  -  KOBI5.com -  Sept 6, 2016 ...
A GoFundMe page has been set for Brandon Page - a man killed in a i-5 accident ... the page has been set up by Brandon Page’s family to help with funeral and medical expenses ...
Aberdeen man arrested on I-5 in Thurston County for throwing things at ex-girlfriend’s car  ...
Thurston County, WA  -  TheOlympian.com -  Sept 4, 2016 ...
A 21-year-old Aberdeen man was arrested Saturday night in Thurston County after he apparently threw garbage at his former girlfriend’s car from his car while driving on Interstate 5, according to the Washington State Patrol ... the man was booked into the Thurston County Jail on suspicion of malicious mischief, according to Trooper Todd Bartolac ...
Child airlifted after multi-vehicle wreck in Federal Way ...
Federal Way, WA  -  KIRO7.com -  Sept 2, 2016 ...
A four-year-old was airlifted to Harborview with facial injuries after a multi-vehicle wreck closed multiple lanes along southbound I-5 Friday in Federal Way ... the crash occurred just north of 320th Street ...
Three men rob Woodburn jewelry store at gunpoint ...
Woodburn, OR  -  KATU.com -  July 2, 2016 ...
Police are searching for three men who fled the scene of an armed robbery at a Woodburn jewelry store .... The robbery occured at  Helzberg's Diamonds at the Woodburn Premium Outlets around 10:40 a.m. Saturday .... The suspects took jewelry and high-end watches, then fled toward I-5 in an early-to-mid-2000s Mitsubishi Outlander  ...
Expect long delays on I-5 in Northern California ...
Northern California  -  DailyTidings.com -  July 2, 2016 ...
Motorists traveling on Interstate 5 between Oregon and California for the July Fourth weekend should expect long delays due to construction on two projects in Northern California .... One project is located near Weed, Calif., about 50 miles south of the Oregon border .... The other is located near Lakehead, Calif., about 100 miles south of the Oregon border ...
Construction to close I-5 south near Nisqually on July 9 ...
Nisqually, WA  -  TheOlympian.com -  July 2, 2016 ...
All of southbound I-5 will be closed from midnight to 4 a.m. July 9. Single-lane closures will take place between 9 p.m. Friday (July 8) and 6 a.m. Saturday, and double-lane closures will occur between 11 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Saturday, according to a news release ...
I-5 paving starts Tuesday in Clark County, WA ...
Vancouver, WA  -  Columbian.com -  June 30, 2016 ...
Drivers should plan for lane closures and possible delays on Interstate 5 in north Clark County as crews resurface nearly 10 miles of the freeway between the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds and the North Fork Lewis River Bridge ...
The i-5 "Orange Crush" will get better ... eventually ...
Orange County, CA  -  OCRegister.com -  June 30, 2016 ...
I have been wanting to write for some time on the abomination that is the I-5 and the 57 connector ramp from the eastbound 22 freeway. Driving up to this stretch is a nightmare ...
CHP: Car crash backs up traffic near Pine Grove on I-5 ...
Pine Grove, CA  -  Redding.com -  June 30, 2016 ...
A car crashed into the center divider on Interstate 5 south of the city of Shasta Lake near Pine Grove. All three south lanes are backing up to avoid the red sedan, according to the CHP ...
Crash on I-5 snarls southbound traffic in Salem OR ...
Salem, OR  -  StatesmanJournal.com -  June 30, 2016 ...
A semi-truck crashed into a car on Interstate 5 at Kuebler Boulevard Thursday morning, pinning the vehicle against a guardrail and snarling southbound traffic, officials said ... Despite the severity of the crash, only one person suffered minor injuries, said Capt. Bill Fugate, an Oregon State Police spokesman .... check current traffic conditions in Salem ...
VIDEO: Mayor says no one in Seattle's "i-5 Jungle" will be evicted ...
Seattle, WA  -  KIRO7.com -  Jun 29, 2016 ...
After previously saying the dangerous homeless encampment under I-5 known as the Jungle should be shut down, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is saying no homeless people will be forced to leave .... There are still about 100 people living in the camp .... Talk of evicting people there came after five people were shot and two killed in January, and in the last few months ...
Proponents of lid over I-5 in Seattle getting serious ...
Seattle, WA  -  MyNorthWest.com - June 29, 2016 ...
Proponents of putting a lid over a portion of I-5 in Seattle are still raising funds to get the project moving .... The people trying to put a lid over a portion of I-5 in Seattle just showed how serious they are with their donation efforts .... The Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports developer Mike Malone will match “your single $10,000 donation” to the campaign ...
2 mothers, 4 children killed in fiery crash on I-5 near Gorman ...
Los Angeles, CA  -  BakersfieldNow.com -  June 28th 2016 ...
A fiery minivan wreck in northern Los Angeles County killed two mothers and their four children early Tuesday, while the two hysterical fathers of the families were held back from the fast-moving flames .... The minivan had come to rest partially in the right-hand lane after it was involved in a minor wreck on Interstate 5 near the community of Gorman, about 65 miles north of downtown Los Angeles .... A semi-truck going about 55 mph slammed into the van from behind ...
Construction reduces lanes on southbound I-5 in SeaTac, eastbound I-90 across Lake Washington ...
Seattle, WA  -  HighlineTimes.com -  June 28, 2016 ...
Work on two major roadways is expected to have a ripple effect on traffic across the region Friday, July 8, until Monday morning, July 11 .... South King County drivers should plan ahead for the first of five weekend lane reductions on southbound Interstate 5 in SeaTac as crews begin repaving a 2.7-mile section between South 188th Street and South 219th Street in Des Moines ...
I-5 brush fire blocks traffic at 57, 22 freeways ...
Santa Ana, CA  -  OCRegister.com -  June 28, 2016 ...
A brush fire that began near the 5 and 22 freeway snarled traffic Tuesday afternoon as smoke blew across lanes .... The fire, which began shortly after noon in a median beneath an overpass, was knocked down before it exceeded 500 feet .... The fire was contained to a 300-foot by 20-foot strip of median near an HOV lane just north of La Veta on the 5 ...
VIDEO: Man high on drugs leads officers on chase through Shasta, Tehama counties, CHP says ...
Anderson, CA  -  Redding.com -  June 28, 2016 ...
A man driving high on drugs sparked an about 65-mile long chase through two North State counties Tuesday after he was reported spinning out in his pickup in front of the Anderson police station .... CHP arrested John Salas Jr., 27, of Stockton, on suspicion of driving of the influence of drugs and felony evading after the chase from North Street in Anderson south to Red Bluff then back north to Turntable Bay ...
Car-to-car shooting on I-5 leaves man with face injury ...
Portland, OR  -  KOIN.com -  June 27, 2016 ...
People in 2 cars reportedly shot at each other while driving on I-5 northbound at the Broadway exit Monday night .... Reports of the car-to-car shooting came in around 7:45 p.m. .... A car was found on N Endicott Avenue with severe damage indicating someone shot at it, police said. David Lee Bradford, 24, was found nearby with non-life-threatening injuries to his face ...
1 Killed In Crash On I-5 Near 10 Connector ...
Boyle Heights, CA  -  Patch.com -  June 27, 2016 ...
One person was killed today when a sedan struck the back of a big rig on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Boyle Heights, authorities said .... The accident was reported at 4 a.m. on the northbound Santa Ana Freeway just south of where it meets the eastbound San Bernardino (10) Freeway, said California Highway Patrol Officer Patrick Kimball .... One person was pronounced dead at the scene, said Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department ...
VIDEO: Hit-and-run driver slams into good samaritan on I-5 in Carlsbad; suffers life-threatening injuries ...
Carlsbad, CA  -  10News.com -  June 26, 2016 ...
A man who stopped on the freeway to help a disabled motorist was hit by a truck and suffered life-threatening injuries, and the truck took off, according to the CHP .... The victim, a 48-year-old man from Tijuana, had pulled over to help his friend on the right shoulder of northbound Interstate 5 approaching Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad at about 9:40 p.m. Friday ... The CHP is asking anyone with information or tips to call the CHP day or night at (858) 637-3800 ...
Man walking on railing of I-5 bridge in MV in custody ...
Mt. Vernon, WA  -  GoSkagit.com -  June 26, 2016 ...
After five hours of negotiation, law enforcement late Saturday morning took into custody a man who was walking on the railings of the viaduct by exit 226 on Interstate 5 in Mount Vernon .... State Patrol initially made contact with the 22-year-old man around 4:30 a.m., Mount Vernon Police Lt. Chris Cammock said, after receiving a report the man was running on and off I-5 .... A state trooper suspected the man might be under the influence of drugs ...
2 killed when stolen motorcycle flies off freeway ramp, lands in middle of Interstate 5 ...
National City, CA  -  LATimes.com -  June 26, 2016 ...
A man and woman died Saturday when the stolen motorcycle they were riding flew off transition lanes from Interstate 5 to state Route 54 in National City .... Motorists reported the crash about 12:30 pm .... One witness reported that the motorcycle went airborne and hit a guardrail .... The pair were going 80 to 100 mph on the Honda motorcycle south on I-5 CHP Sgt. Brandon Garland said ...
Obama visiting Seattle Friday; expect traffic headaches ...
Seattle, WA  -  King5.com -  June 24, 2016 ...
President Barack Obama arrived in Seattle on Friday afternoon for a couple campaign events .... Air Force One touched down at Sea-Tac Airport at about 3:30 p.m. and the President's motorcade made it's way to downtown Seattle, closing I-5 for a short time ...
VIDEO: WSDOT crews in constant tug-of-war with Seattle’s homeless along i-5 ...
Seattle, WA  -  MyNorthWest.com -  June 24, 2016 ...
As the homeless crisis around Seattle continues unabated, we’re hearing more and more frustration from those on the front lines .... Driving along I-5 you can’t miss all the tents, makeshift homeless camps and ever growing garbage ...
Report of sex in a U-Haul leads to police chase ...
San Diego, CA  -  10News.com -  June 23, 2016 ...
What started out as a call in Otay Mesa about a couple having sex in a U-Haul van led to a police chase Wednesday night .... A woman driving the U-Haul took off when officers arrived to check on what was going on. She led police on a chase on both the southbound and northbound I-5 freeway ...
Crash that caused "big distraction" major backups on NB I-5 into Seattle cleared ...
Seattle, WA  -  MyNorthWest.com -  June 23, 2016 ...
A crash that blocked all lanes of northbound I-5 into Seattle Thursday was at least partially cleared before 6 a.m .... But it already did its damage to the morning commute ...
SolTerra's next project would overlook I-5 at Pine St. with "living wall terraces" ...
Seattle, WA  -  DJC.com -  June 23, 2016 ...
SolTerra, a green builder-developer with offices in Seattle and Portland, wants to build an eight-story, mixed-use complex on a site overlooking Interstate 5 at Pine Street on Capitol Hill ...
Construction worker, driver injured in I-5 crash ...
Stanwood, WA  -  KIRO7.com -  June 22, 2016 ...
Two people were injured Wednesday night in a collision on Interstate 5, north of Stanwood .... The crash happened at Starbird Road on I-5 .... Troopers said witnesses reported a Toyota Tundra was driving erratically before it crashed into a construction truck ...
Troopers rescue young pig along I-5 near Eugene ...
Eugene, OR  -  KomoNews.com -  June 22, 2016 ...
Police are searching for the owner of a piglet found running alongside Interstate 5 south of Eugene .... Oregon State Police troopers responded Tuesday night after someone reported that a dog was in the northbound median of the freeway .... Troopers discovered it was a female pig ...
Collision tying up both direction of I-5 travel in southern Oregon ...
Grants Pass, OR  -  OregonLive.com -  June 21, 2016 ...
A rollover crash is causing significant delays on Interstate 5 near Gold Hill Oregon .... The crash is blocking all southbound lanes and causing significant slowing in the northbound lanes at milepost 41, which is between Grants Pass and Medford .... Crews are detouring traffic through exits 43 and 40 ...
Orting Man Charged After 60-Mile Chase on Interstate 5 ...
Lewis County, WA  -  Chronline.com -  June 21, 2016 ...
A man was charged Monday with attempting to elude Washington State Patrol troopers for more than 60 miles on Interstate 5 on Friday, reaching speeds in excess of 100 mph. Dennis Jerome Tembreull, 47, of Orting, was arrested at 11:30 a.m. Friday ...
One killed in I-5 rollover crash ...
Bakersfield, CA  -  BakersfieldNow.com -  June 21st 2016 ...
At least one person is dead after a crash on Interstate 5 near Bear Mountain Boulevard .... According to the California Highway Patrol, that crash happened just after 7 a.m. Tuesday .... The CHP said the car rolled several times into a field. Two others suffered serious injuries. The CHP didn't say what caused the crash ...
Brush fire extinguished along I-5 in Chula Vista ...
Chula Vista, CA  -  Fox5SanDiego.com -  June 21, 2016 ...
Several crews responded to a brush fire along Interstate 5 in Chula Vista early Tuesday morning. Around 1 a.m., dry vegetation near the freeway caught fire, but crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames. One on-ramp was briefly closed, but reopened around 2 a.m. Fire officials are working to determine the cause of the fire. No injuries were reported ...
Multiple car pile-up Friday on Interstate 5 in Corning causes two injuries ...
Corning, CA  -  RedBluffDailyNews.com -  June 21, 2016 ...
Friday a multi-vehicle pileup occurred on Interstate 5 just south of Sour Grass Road in Corning that resulted in two people with minor injuries and damage to all vehicles involved. The 7 drivers involved in the incident, all traveling southbound on I-5, were all of Stockton. The collision was initiated when Moralez took his attention away from the roadway, rear-ending Hoover’s vehicle. Moralez was traveling faster than Hoover and was unable to stop his vehicle. The impact of colliding with Hoover pushed Hoover’s vehicle into Gogenola’s vehicle causing him to be pushed into Godwin, then Godwin into Barretto, Barretto into White and, lastly, White into Bains’ vehicle ...
Expect delays on the Interstate Bridge with maintenance projects, bridge lifts ...
Portland, OR  -  KATU.COM -  June 20, 2016 ...
Drivers will see some delays on I-5 for the next few weeks around Portland as crews finish some electrical work and maintenance projects on the Interstate Bridge .... Most of the bridge lifts will happen at night, however some bridge lifts need to happen during the daylight hours for workers to safely work on the projects ...
Homelessness at Federal Way rest stop ...
Federal Way, WA  -  King5.com -  June 20, 2016 ...
Just off of I-5 in Federal Way there are more than a handful of people who are homeless and living at the rest stop. “The one in Everett is only a four-hour stay, and it’s strictly enforced. But this one here is the only one that has an eight-hour stay,” said Patrick, who has lived at the rest stop on and off for 12 years. There are other people like Patrick, who have found refuge at the rest stop. "The state patrol knows, and they're looking the other way because they know there is a homeless epidemic,” said Alyssa, who has been living at the stop with her husband Joshua for fourth months. "We don’t want to be here. This is just a rest area for our lives." The Washington State Department of Transportation and State Patrol work to monitor the web rest stop with a growing homeless population. But the issue and the people don't disappear ...
Road rage on I-5: Knife-wielding man still on the loose ...
Mountlake Terrace, WA  -  MyNorthwest.com -  June 20, 2016 ...
A simple shopping errand turned into an assault by a knife-wielding man on I-5 last weekend — and the road rager is still on the loose. “We just got back from going to the mall; (we were) shopping for some birthday stuff for my mother-in-law,” Lisa Fisher told KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson. It was a full car, with Fisher in the back seat along with her fiance and her dog. The two cars stopped. Fisher’s fiance left the car to confront the driver, who got out of his car, too — with a knife. “The guy got out of the car with a knife and tried to stab (my fiance),” Fisher said. “He continued to stab all the windows … after he stabbed the first passenger-side window, he tried to stab my dog who was trying to protect us.” The man smashed three windows while Fisher’s mom was calling 911 ...
Traffic gets halted on the I-5, but woman is rescued and flow returns ...
Anaheim, CA  -  OCRegister.com -  June 20, 2016 ...
A woman threatening to jump onto the I-5 freeway temporarily put a halt to traffic in Anaheim Monday afternoon, authorities said. North- and southbound lanes of the freeway at Euclid Street were halted for about half an hour starting at 3:30 p.m. because of reports of a woman threatening to jump onto the freeway, said California Highway Patrol Officer Denise Quesada. By 4 p.m., the woman was talked out of jumping and traffic resumed as normal, Quesada said ...
Willamina man killed in high-speed crash on I-5 ...
Woodburn, OR  -  NewsRegister.com -  June 18, 2016 ...
A Willamina man was killed early Saturday morning after his vehicle struck a bridge pillar south of Woodburn on Interstate 5. Brandon L. Hubbell, 21, and a 2013 Willamina High School graduate, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Hubbell was northbound in a 2012 Hyundai, and driving in the slow lane at a high rate of speed, estimated by witnesses at more than 100 mph. A northbound 2002 Honda Accord, driven by Matthew G. Vogt, 27, of Corvallis, was traveling in the middle lane when it moved into the slow lane, and into the path of the Hubbell's vehicle. He lost control, exited the freeway and struck the pillar ...
Another I-5 lane shift coming soon ...
Stockton, CA  -  RecordNet.com -  Jun. 19, 2016 ...
Another traffic shift is scheduled on Interstate 5 in Stockton, another in a long process of roadwork designed to eventually make the highway a smoother and faster ride. About 4 a.m. June 27, two southbound lanes from Alpine Avenue to Fremont Street will be detoured onto the northbound traffic lanes of the interstate. There will be temporary barriers between the northbound and southbound traffic. The No. 3 lane southbound will remain and will allow access to Monte Diablo and Fremont streets. The lane shift is expected to last about two months and will allow the continuing construction to replace the existing roadway. on I-5, a $46 million rehabilitation project.
Woman dies of injuries in I-5 Carlsbad rollover crash. Single-vehicle collision also injured six others ...
Carlsbad, CA  -  SanDiegoUnionTribune.com -  June 17, 2016 ...
A 23-year-old woman has died of injuries from a single-vehicle rollover crash that also hurt six others on Interstate 5 in Carlsbad on Thursday, a California Highway Patrol officer said. An SUV with seven people inside crashed, rolled and came to a stop on its side on the southbound freeway lanes south of Carlsbad Village Drive about 12:30 a.m., CHP officials said. The woman, a back-seat passenger, was thrown from the 1997 Toyota Highlander. She and the others were taken to hospitals. CHP Officer Jim Bettencourt said Friday that the woman died. No details were available about the injuries of the six other people in the SUV, or what may have caused the crash ...
CHP seeks witnesses to semi-truck crash on I-5 in Lathrop ...
Lathrop, CA  -  Sacbee.com -  June 10, 2016 ...
The California Highway Patrol is seeking witnesses to a crash of a semi-truck and trailer that occurred June 10 on Interstate 5 in Lathrop. The single-vehicle crash occurred about 11:22 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-5 at Louise Avenue. When officers arrived, they determined that the driver had suffered a single gunshot wound, according to a CHP news release. CHP investigators would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has information regarding any suspicious activity on southbound I-5 from Sacramento County through San Joaquin County. Potential witnesses are asked to call the CHP’s Stockton Dispatch Center at 209-943-8600 ...
One airlifted to hospital after crash on I-5 ...
Vista del Lago, CA  -  SignalsCV.com -  June 17, 2016  ...
One person was transported to a hospital via helicopter after a pickup truck and semitrailer collided in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 just south of Vista del Lago at about 11:45 a.m. Friday. California Highway Patrol Officer Josh Greengard said the driver of the pickup truck was reported to have serious injuries, but the nature of those injuries was not immediately available. The helicopter landed at the scene at 12:26 p.m. and transported the victim to the hospital. Animal control officers were also sent to the scene to care for medium-size dogs which were in one of the trucks, Greengard said ...
Rollover crash on southbound I-5 leaves 6 people hurt ...
Carlsbad, CA  -  760KFMB.com -  Jun 16, 2016  ...
Six people were hospitalized, one in critical condition, after crashing their car in Carlsbad Thursday morning. The crash happened on southbound Interstate 5 near Carlsbad Village Drive when a Toyota Highlander flipped over on the freeway. California Highway Patrol says the driver, who had six passengers in the SUV, may have fallen asleep at the wheel, five victims, including the driver, were rushed to Scripps La Jolla Hospital and one person was taken to Tri-City Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The victim is in critical condition had been sitting unrestrained in the back seat ...
I-5 on-ramp blocked in Everett after person falls from overpass ...
Everett, WA  -  KomoNews.com -  June 16, 2016 ...
An Interstate 5 ramp in Everett is blocked after someone fell from an overpass there, the Washington State Patrol reports. State troopers and medic units responded to the scene, the eastbound on-ramp from I-5 south to Highway 2, at about 8:15 a.m. after receiving reports of a person in the roadway. The victim was found at the scene and was taken to the hospital ...
Driver escapes Metro bus fire on I-5 near Tukwila
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Tukwila, WA  -  SeattleTimes.com -  June 16, 2016 ...
A King County Metro bus caught fire while traveling north on Interstate 5 early Thursday near Tukwila, blocking two lanes of traffic. The articulated bus had no passengers and was on its way to a Metro terminal when its back end ignited at about 1 a.m., said Metro spokesman Jeff Switzer. The driver of the bus was not injured ...
Commission debates I-5 Bridge replacement ...
Portland, OR  -  Columbian.com -  June 15, 2016 ...
Local officials pleaded their case for re-opening talks about an Interstate 5 Bridge replacement during a Washington State Transportation Commission meeting Wednesday at the Port of Vancouver ...
Dramatic Photos of Orange County Brush Fire off I-5 ...
Orange County, CA  -  Patch.com -  June 15, 2016 ...
The Orange County Fire Association is getting the upper hand on a brush fire that broke out this afternoon near Saddleback Church in San Juan Capistrano. As of 5:30 p.m., the wildfire has blackened approximately 30 acres ...
One injured as car overshoots I-5 ramp, goes airborne ...
Los Angeles, CA  -  SignalsCV.com -  June 15, 2016 ...
One man was injured and taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after a car “came off the freeway,” went airborne and crashed through two fences, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The single-car crash happened shortly after 2:10 p.m. when a gray Toyota Camry traveling on Interstate 5 “came off” the northbound off-ramp, crashed through a white wooden fence, then through a chain link fence, and landed on Valencia Boulevard near Tourney Road, the Fire Department spokeswoman said ...
Mitchell Road bridge to close for repairs ...
Blaine, WA  -  TheNorthernLight.com -  June 15, 2016 ...
The I-5 overpass at Mitchell Avenue will close over the summer in order for the city to make some needed repairs. The bridge will be beginning on Monday, June 20, after school lets out for the summer on June 15. The city has hired Colacurcio Brothers Contracting to do the job, which should take four to six weeks to complete ...
Longview driver hurt when medical problem leads to crash on I-5 ...
Longview, WA  -  Columbian.com -  June 15, 2016 ...
A Longview woman was hospitalized after a medical problem caused her to sideswipe another car Wednesday morning on Interstate 5 near the Clark County Fairgrounds, according to the Washington State Patrol. The State Patrol said Patricia A. Ross, 68, of Longview and Heidi G. Werner, 50, of Gig Harbor were driving separate vehicles south on I-5 when, around 10:40 a.m., Ross experienced a medical issue ...
Dead Body Found Alongside I-5 in San Ysidro ...
San Ysidri, CA  -  TimesOfSanDiego.com -  June 15, 2016 ...
A decomposing body was found early Wednesday alongside Interstate 5 in San Ysidro. Someone alerted the California Highway Patrol around 1:15 a.m. to the grisly discovery on a shoulder embankment off the southbound lanes near Camino De La Plaza, approaching the U.S.-Mexico border, authorities said. It was not immediately clear how long the body had been there, according to the CHP. Personnel from the county Medical Examiner’s Office was summoned to remove the body ...
Two people killed, three injured in semi-truck crash on I-5 ...
Lacey, WA  -  KomoNews.com -  June 14th 2016 ...
Two people were killed and three others injured Tuesday evening when as many as 10 vehicles -- including two semi-trucks -- crashed on I-5 near Lacey. The crash happened at about 5:45 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-5 near Marvin Road ...
Body Found Beneath I-5 Freeway Overpass ...
Mission Hills, CA  -  Patch.com -  June 14, 2016 ...
The body of a man was found early Monday under a freeway overpass near Mission Hills. The fatality was reported shortly after 5 a.m. near the offramp from northbound Interstate 5 to West Washington Street, according to the California Highway Patrol. San Diego police Officer Dan Lasher said someone reported a 57- year-old man had stopped breathing on In ...
Pedestrian killed on I-5 in National City ...
National City, CA  -  Fox5SanDiego.com -  June 14, 2016 ...
Authorities have identified a woman who was fatally struck by a car while walking in traffic on Interstate 5 in National City. Elisa Gomez Lima, 21, was hit by an older model burgundy Honda Accord on the northbound freeway near West Eighth Street around 4:15 a.m. Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol and the county Medical Examiner’s Office. She died at the scene ...
Two crashes occur within one mile of one another on Interstate 5 ...
Salem, OR  -  DemocratHerald.com -  June 11, 2016 ...
Oregon State Police responded to two multicar accidents within minutes of one another along Interstate 5 Saturday afternoon. The first, a three-car crash at milepost 233, occurred at about 2:55 p.m., resulted in at least one victim being transported to Albany General Hospital. The second, at about 3 p.m., occurred at milepost 234 and involved five cars. That one resulted in a second victim being transported to Salem Hospital ...






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