Driver Faces Charges In Wrong-Way Crash On I-5 Northbound Near Terwilliger

Courtesy: KGW

PORTLAND, Ore. — The driver of a vehicle going the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Southwest Portland who hit a semi truck head-on on Monday morning is facing charges.

Police say they got calls of a vehicle heading southbound in the northbound lanes near the on-ramp at South Harbor Drive in downtown just before 3:00.  The driver made it three miles before colliding with the semi near Terwilliger Blvd.

23-year-old Sequoia Wheeler of Idaho was behind the wheel.  He and a passenger were pinned inside the wreckage.

The truck driver was not injured.

The freeway was shut down for several hours.



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