Man hit by truck on I-5 in critical condition - KPTV - FOX 12

Man hit by truck on I-5 in critical condition

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AURORA, OR (KPTV) -

A man is in critical condition after witnesses said he ran into traffic on Interstate 5 near Aurora.

Calls to 911 came in just after 9 a.m. Thursday near Milepost 281. Investigators said the man was walking northbound on the southbound shoulder when he appeared to run into traffic.

The pedestrian was hit by a cargo truck.

All southbound lanes were temporarily closed while Life Flight landed on the freeway. The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the truck remained at the scene and cooperated fully with troopers.

All lanes were reopened by 10:30 a.m.

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