Portland, Oregon – Traffic alert for drivers near downtown Portland. Police and medics are on the scene of a deadly crash the I-84 and I-5 interchange. The situation has shutdown the ramp from I-84 West to I-5 South. All lanes of I-5 south are also closed at the Burnside bridge. Drivers are being detoured to 405 south and the Fremont bridge to get around. It’s unclear how long the investigation will keep the freeway closed. Check back for updates on Fm News 101 and KXL.com
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On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, around 9:08 a.m., Central and North Precinct officers responded to the report that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the ramp from westbound I-84 to southbound I-5 at the Burnside Bridge.
When officers and medical arrived at the scene, they located a person who was already deceased. An investigation is now underway. The I-84 westbound ramp to southbound I-5 is closed during this investigation.