Traffic Alert: I-84 E re-opens near Multnomah Falls after semi-truck jackknifes on roadway

Image credit: Multnomah Co. Sheriff’s Office, Twitter

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Wash. — The eastbound lane of I-84 has re-opened at Frontage Road after a semi-truck accident blocked the roadway for a period of time on Monday morning.

According to a social media alert from the Multnomah Co. Sheriff’s Office, traffic was diverted through Multnomah Falls for a period on December 27, 2021 because of the accident.

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It’s unclear what caused the semi-truck to lose control, but snowy conditions and icy roadways may spell trouble for commuters heading to and from the Portland area on Monday.

However, I-84 E is re-opened after Oregon State Police and Sheriff’s Deputies helped clear the semi-truck from that roadway after it jackknifed into a guardrail on the side of the roadway.


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