last Wednesday night's (Jan. 8) accident involving a tractor-trailer.One of the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 in Southeast will be closed for several hours Tuesday (Jan. 14) while crews finish the cleanup that followed
The roadway will be closed west of Exit 19, State Route 312, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Officials expect the operation to wrap up in the afternoon, as long as the weather is fine and there are are no "unusual circumstances."
The accident occurred when an 18-wheeler crashed through a guide rail, traveled down an embankment and rolled over, according to police.
"Soon afterward, local firefighters rescued the operator who was trapped in her vehicle and sustained minor injuries," officials said Monday. "The vehicle was removed on the following morning. The trailer's cargo, which consisted of numerous pallets of bottled water, was not accessible without special heavy equipment."