Seven dead after horrific crash on interstate near Albany, Oregon
A car crash involving multiple vehicles in western Oregon left seven people dead and several other victims injured, police said.
Oregon State Police said officers and fire officials responded to the crash along Interstate 5 at approximately 2:05 p.m. when they found two semi-trucks and a passenger vehicle had collided in the northbound lanes.
The deceased included seven adults, but police did not specify the number of injured.
The crash happened about 7 miles north of Albany, near the Santiam rest area, police said. Albany is about 70 miles south of Portland and about 30 miles south of Salem, the state’s capital.