Airport shuttle bus crashes on I-5 in Oregon, injuring 3

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Saturday, May 30, 2015

The Oregon State Police says a commercial bus has crashed on Interstate 5 about 3 miles south of Woodburn, injuring several passengers and delaying traffic in the northbound direction.

KGW-TV in Portland ( ) reports the bus is owned and operated by Hut Shuttle. The driver had picked up two passengers early Saturday from Portland International Airport.

A company official, Eric Maddux, says the bus was heading south on I-5 when the driver crossed the median into the northbound lanes and the shuttle rolled. He says the three people on board have been taken to local hospitals. Their injuries are unknown, but all three were conscious.

The Oregon Transportation Department says two lanes of northbound traffic have reopened.

The crash was reported just after 8 a.m. Woodburn is about 30 miles south of Portland.

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