Single vehicle fatal car crash Interstate 5

Fatal Accident

Douglas County, Ore. – On Friday June 15, 2018 at approximately 4:15 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near milepost 95.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a gold colored Mazda sedan operated by Giancarlo FUELA (male), age 26, of Princeton, MA was traveling northbound on I-5 when for unknown reasons the sedan impacted the concrete median near milepost 95.  The vehicle then veered off the road, crossed both lanes of travel, and struck a rock embankment.  After hitting the rock embankment it rolled and came to rest on the shoulder of I-5.

A passenger in the vehicle suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. (name will be released next week)

I-5 northbound traffic was delayed due to single vehicle lane restriction at this location for approximately 3 hours while the scene was being investigated.

Oregon State Police was assisted by medical personnel and the Oregon Department of Transportation.