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.