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Multi-Vehicle Traffic Crash - Interstate 84 near Corbett
May 27, 2013

Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
gregg.hastings@state.or.us

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Three people were injured Monday afternoon in a series of several near simultaneous crashes that occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 between Corbett and Rooster Rock State Park. The crashes closed the westbound lanes for approximately 90 minutes. No names are available for this release.
 
According to Oregon State Police (OSP) Senior Trooper Duane Larson, on May 27, 2013 at approximately 4:00 p.m., heavy holiday-related traffic was traveling westbound along Interstate 84 east of Corbett during conditions described as heavy rain with standing water on the roadway. An estimated 25 vehicles,  passenger cars and pickups, were involved in approximately five different crash scenes spread out over a mile and a half.
 
OSP troopers, Multnomah County Sheriff's Office  deputies, Multnomah County Rural Fire Protection District #14 firefighters, AMR ambulance personnel, and ODOT employees responded to the scene. Some of the vehicles had to be towed from the area and three people were taken to hospitals in Portland and Gresham for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
 
No citations were issued and no other information is available for release.