Wrong way driver causes back up on I-5

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GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A wrong way driver caused a major back up on I-5 yesterday morning after crashing into a car, then leaving the scene of the accident.

Around 6am 49 year old Sergey Zhura from Grants Pass got on I-5 headin south in the northbound lanes.

Zhura’s van then clipped a car traveling north, and then continued on I-5 with out stopping for the crash.

An OSP officer found the Zhura’s van, and attempted to pull him over.

After evading the officer, Zhura finallypulled over, and was transported to the hospital for a medical and mental evaluation.