Skateboarder in Coma After Head Injury

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene skateboarder is in a coma after falling and hitting his head early Saturday morning. His family says a random stranger helped save his life. Cary Bredfield says around 2:00 a.m. on July 5th he called his brother to ask how his 4th of July was, but his brother Micky didn’t … Continue reading »

Accidental Death Near Crescent Lake

NEAR CRESCENT LAKE, Ore. — The Oregon State Police (OSP) is completing an investigation into the accidental death of a 72-year old Crescent Lake-area man Thursday evening while trying to cut down a tree on his property. An investigation by OSP troopers and the Chemult Rural Fire Protection District indicated that Eugene Frank Andrews, 72, … Continue reading »

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 »

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