Two crashes slow I-5 traffic near Albany Sunday evening

ALBANY, Ore. -- Traffic on Interstate 5 was slowed in both directions near Albany Sunday evening when two separate crashes partially blocked the highway.

Officials reported a three-car crash blocked I-5 northbound Sunday evening near milepost 230 just north of Albany.

Some of the passengers involved in the crash were injured, however Oregon State Police officials couldn't confirm how many people were hurt or how badly they were injured.

A second crash was blocking southbound traffic at Interstate 5 milepost 240. State Police said no one was hurt in the two-vehicle crash.

Both crashes were cleared relatively quickly, police dispatchers said. | Traffic Updates