Canyonville, OR — A driver died after a semi-truck ran over his legs on I-5 last Saturday, October 26, 2013 near Canyonville. Police said that Wes Woods, 43, died from his injuries after the accident, which happened at about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
Woods was headed north along I-5 when he had a flat tire, police said. Pulling over to change the tire, Woods was near the fog line while working on the car when two passing semi-trucks came along. The first truck was able to avoid hitting Woods, but the second semi-truck partially ran over him.
Paramedics took Woods to a nearby hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
The accident is being investigated further and the name of the truck driver was later released as Gurmail Dhillon, 31.
Scene of the Accident