WSP: Speed caused early morning I-5 crash

By Emily Gillespie, Columbian breaking news reporter

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A man was injured in a single-vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 5 near Northeast 179th Street early this morning.

Christopher W. Adams, 25, of Dallas, Ore., was driving a 2001 Audi north on the highway when Washington State Patrol troopers say he was going too fast and lost control. The vehicle went into the median and struck a cable barrier before stopping in a dirt embankment, according to state patrol.

The crash occurred about 2:20 a.m.

Adams was taken to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland where he was treated and released. He was cited for alleged speeding.