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Traffic #ALERT Northbound I205 is closed due to a deceased person on the freeway. @ppbtraffic Major Crash Team investigating. @OregonDOT diverting all NB traffic to WB I84. Closure will continue for several hours. - Posted: Fri. 15th, 06:09 AM
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News Release
Pedestrian Struck - Interstate Bridge southbound - Traffic blocked - 09/11/20

This morning a person in the traffic lanes of Interstate 5, southbound, on the Interstate Bridge was struck and killed by a motor vehicle. The driver of the vehicle stopped and cooperated with investigators. There were no arrests or citations.

This matter is under investigation by the Portland Police Bureau Major Crash Team and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Officer Phillip Maynard 503-823-2236 or Phillip.Maynard@portlandoregon.gov.


On Friday, September 11, 2020, at about 7:51 a.m. Portland Police responded to a pedestrian struck on Interstate 5 south, mid-span on the Interstate Bridge. The Portland Police Bureau Major Crash Team is responding.
I-5 south is shut down from the bridge to the Expo Center. Bridge traffic is being diverted to Jantzen Beach. These traffic delays are expected to continue for about another hour.
There is no information to release about anyone's condition, however, Portland Police will release additional information about this collision when it is available.

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