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OSP: Woman in critical condition after wrong-way crash on I-5 near Kruse Way

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Firefighters and troopers responded to a wrong-way crash involved a car and three semi trucks on Interstate 5 in Lake Oswego, sending a woman to a hospital with traumatic injuries early Friday morning.

Oregon State Police said a female driver in a black 2015 Mazda M6 was traveling southbound on northbound lanes on I-5 near Kruse Way just before 2 a.m.

A semi on the interstate swerved to avoid the car, but hit the rear end of another semi.

A third semi was then hit head-on by the black car. Both vehicles came to rest on the grassy shoulder of the interstate. 

The driver of the Mazda, identified as 25-year-old Sydney Lopez Martinez of Cornelius, was flown to OHSU. According to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, Martinez had traumatic injuries. She is in critical condition, OSP said. 

No other injuries were reported in the crash.

OSP originally closed all lanes at the crash site and reopened them just before 8 a.m.

Troopers said alcohol was determined to be a contributing factor in the crash. 

In the crash investigation, OSP was assisted by officers from Tigard and Portland, Washington County deputies, Oregon Department of Transportation officials, firefighters with TVF&R and Lake Oswego Fire, Metro West and LifeFlight. 

An additional crash involving three vehicles happened nearby a few hours later, by exit 291. No one was injured. 

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