Crashed semi-truck catches fire, closes I-5 northbound near Albany for 3 hours

Oregon State Police says I-5 NB is closed near Albany after a crashed semi-truck caught fire on Dec. 6, 2018. Photo courtesy Oregon State Police

ALBANY, Ore. – A fiery semi-truck crash closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 5 south of Albany Thursday morning.

The Oregon Department of Transportation says the crash occurred around 5:50 a.m., three miles south of Albany.

Oregon State Police say the semi-truck is the only vehicle involved in the crash and no injuries have been reported.

Police reopened one northbound lane around 9 a.m. while crews continue clean-up efforts in the area.

All lanes were back open by 9:44 a.m.

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