Ambulance Crashes near McKenzie Bridge

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police say distracted driving is to blame for an accident involving a Eugene-Springfield ambulance. It happened Monday on Highway 126 near McKenzie Bridge and sent three people to the hospital and the ambulance to the city’s fleet yard, where it’s being evaluated by an insurance adjuster. Investigators say the ambulance … Continue reading »

Changes To Emergency Care In Veneta

Veneta, Ore.– The days of “you call, we haul” are nearing an end for EMS at Lane County Fire Authority in Veneta. As the world of health care changes, new models of care are emerging. One of them is called community paramedicine, also known as mobile integrated healthcare. It expands the roles of paramedics and … Continue reading »