Driver Dies In Massive Semi Fire
WASCO COUNTY, OR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Oregon State Police) — On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at approximately 1:50 AM. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report a single vehicle commercial truck crash on I-84 near milepost 74.
Preliminary investigation showed the commercial motor vehicle was east bound in the slow lane when it drifted off the roadway, impacted a rock embankment, and caught fire.
The operator of the vehicle died as a result of injuries.
The eastbound slow lane will be closed while OSP investigates and the removal of the vehicle is complete.
OSP was assisted by the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office, Mosier Fire Department, Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, and ODOT