Triple trailer topples near Cascade Locks

Paint, herbicide spill from containers

overturned, a semi-truck crash on Interstate 84 this week resulted in a hazmat cleanup.

Oregon state police
overturned, a semi-truck crash on Interstate 84 this week resulted in a hazmat cleanup.

— A commercial truck driver was uninjured Tuesday morning after losing control of his truck pulling three semi-trailers on Interstate 84 about 10 miles west of Cascade Locks. Two of the truck’s trailers rolled onto their side and a small amount of paint and herbicide spilled from containers.

The trailers were transporting paint, herbicide and other general freight. An estimated 20 gallons of paint and unknown amount of herbicide spilled from their containers.

A hazardous materials cleanup crew responded to assist.

The driver, 40-year-old Marcus Gwilliam, was cited for failure to maintain a lane of travel.

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