Driver hits patch of ice, crashes into fence

A patch of ice caused a Eugene driver to crash into a fence, police said.

Posted: Feb. 12, 2018 1:23 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Weather is to blame for an early morning car crash that ended with the car into a fence.

Police said it happened around 7:30 a.m. on Gilham Road.

Officers said the driver was on the overpass headed south when he hit a patch of ice. They said the man lost control and crashed into a fence.

The driver was the only person in the car at the time of the crash. He was not injured.

While KEZI 9 News was on the scene, two other cars slid on the same icy patch.

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