MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR (KPTV) – Northwest Old Cornelius Pass Road was closed in both directions Wednesday after a logging truck lost its load, according to traffic officials.

The truck's brake failed, causing it to lose its load near Northwest Skyline Boulevard and Northwest Philips Road, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said.

No other vehicles were involved and no injuries were reported.

Crews were working to clear the scene late Wednesday morning and were expected to remain on scene for hours.

Drivers in the area were asked to use Northwest Cornelius Pass Road as an alternate route.

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I don't believe brake failure caused this ???


Brakes failed causing him to lose load ??? He looks like he was on a straight away so why did he not down shift to slow? Was there a corner coming up so he put it in the ditch to slow it ? If you are going to write a story like this get more details or don't bother to write it !!!!

Just curious

He sure did a lousy job of chaining down this load.

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