West Eugene Crash Sends 6 to Hospital

EUGENE, Ore. — A car crash early Sunday morning in West Eugene sent six people to the hospital after police say two drivers under the influence of alcohol crashed head-on. Eugene Police say just after midnight, two cars collided in the southbound lanes on Highway 99 near Roosevelt Boulevard. Police say the southbound lanes were … Continue reading »

Skateboarder Struck By Car Identified

EUGENE, Ore. — We now know the name of the Eugene skateboarder who was struck by a car and sent to the hospital last Wednesday. Eugene police says Scott Michael Frank Svetal is still at RiverBend hospital in critical condition. Investigators say Svetal was westbound on 20th and crossed Harris while a vehicle was heading … Continue reading »

Pickup Truck Crashes into Storefront

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A pickup truck crashed into a Dari Mart on B Street Friday morning. Police say the wreck happened at about 9:30 when the truck’s driver, 26-year-old Steven Rosales, pulled into the parking lot and his foot slipped off the brake pedal, causing him to roll his car into the store’s front door. … Continue reading »

Car Crashes Into Head Start Building

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Eugene and Springfield Police responded to calls of a vehicle crash into a building Wednesday. Police say around 4 a.m. a car veered off the road and crashed into the Head Start of Lane County building at Pioneer Parkway Way and B Street. Neighbors heard a woman screaming and called police. Police … Continue reading »

Rollover Accident Causes Major Delays

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police and the Eugene Fire Department responded to a rollover accident on Coburg Road near Beltline Highway. The westbound entrance to Beltline Highway and the southbound lanes of Coburg Road were closed as crews worked to cleanup the scene.

Pedestrian Hit by Car, Injured

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Eugene man is in the hospital after getting hit while crossing the street. Officers say the 25-year-old ran across Mohawk near 18th Street on Monday night. There was significant damage to the car. The victim complained of leg injuries before going to the hospital. Officers cited him for crossing the street … Continue reading »

Arrest in Freeway Overpass Rock Throw

RICE HILL, Ore. — Oregon State Police have made an arrest in the case from November of last year in which a man allegedly threw a rock off of an I-5 overpass and hit a passing car. The suspect arrested is Mathew McKinney, 19, of Sutherlin. On Nov. 26, 2012, police say McKinney threw a … Continue reading »

Two Taken to Hospital After Truck Flips

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Wet roads may have contributed to an accident that sent two people to the hospital in Springfield. A white Ford pickup was heading west bound on McKenzie Drive and lost control, flipping the truck. The driver and passenger both been taken to a hospital, but KEZI 9 News is unsure of their status at this time. … Continue reading »

Log Truck Rolls into Creek

FALL CREEK, Ore. — Multiple agencies worked to pull a driver from the Winberry Creek on Tuesday. He lost control of his logging truck around 6:30 p.m. and went into the water. Investigators say they’re not sure what happened but they had to go into creek to get the driver out. “He was trapped in … Continue reading »

Driver Critically Injured in I-5 Crash

RICE HILL, Ore. — A Coquille man is in a Springfield hospital after crashing his car along I-5 Wednesday night. Oregon State Police say Leo McClure was near Rice Hill headed south when he veered onto the shoulder. Troopers say McClure then overcorrected, hit an embankment, caught air and landed on its roof. A Life … Continue reading »