Non-Injury Commercial Truck Crash Closes On Northbound Lane at MP 108
Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Friday morning's non-injury commercial truck crash that partially blocked the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 at Myrtle Creek. Driver fatigue is being investigated as a contributing factor.
According to Lieutenant Doug Ladd, Friday morning at approximately 10:45, an International truck pulling a semi-trailer was traveling north on Interstate 5 in the right hand lane when it traveled onto the right shoulder and struck an impact attenuator at the top of exit 108. Several gallons of fuel spilled from the truck's tanks but were contained with barriers and absorbent materials placed by Myrtle Creek Fire Department firefighters.
The truck's driver, STANLEY DIGGS, age 58, from Jefferson, was not injured.
OSP troopers from the Roseburg Area Command office are investigating the crash.