SB I-5 lanes shut down near Rose Quarter following crash

Crashes

Expect lengthy delays

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Southbound lanes of Interstate 5 have been shut down in Portland due a crash.

Just after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Portland Fire and Rescue tweeted crews are responding to a single-vehicle crash near the Rose Quarter. All southbound lanes are closed as firefighters work to extricate victims trapped inside the car.

It is not yet clear what led up to the incident or how many people are injured.

Substantial traffic back-ups are already occurring as a result of the crash. Commuters should expect lengthy delays or find an alternate route.

This is a developing story.

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