Salem, Oregon - Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Monday afternoon’s minor injury commercial truck rollover crash that will keep the Mission Street westbound on ramp to southbound Interstate 5 closed for several hours.
Motorists are asked to avoid that area and seek and alternative route to access the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 until it re-opens.
According to OSP Trooper James Ward, on October 24, 2011 at approximately 2:21 p.m. a commercial truck pulling a semi-trailer loaded with grass seed was negotiating the right curve on-ramp to Interstate 5 from westbound Mission Street near milepost 253 when the load shifted and the vehicles overturned.
The unidentified driver received a minor foot injury and was transported to Salem Hospital.
OSP is assisted at the scene by ODOT and Salem Fire Department.
Interstate 5 southbound traffic is not impacted. Traffic updates at www.TripCheck.com.
News Release from: Oregon State Police