Wrong-Way Crash Shuts Down Beltline

EUGENE, Ore. – A late night crash sent a woman to the hospital Tuesday night. Eugene Police shut down the westbound Beltline over Barger Drive late last night after finding a smashed car, with its rear end resting on the concrete median. Police say the driver of the car was going the wrong way on … Continue reading »

Eastbound Beltline Opens After Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — A three-vehicle crash sent one person to the hospital and shut down both lanes of eastbound Beltline in Eugene Tuesday morning. Police say it happened just before 8 a.m. when traffic backed up at the intersection of the Beltline and Northwest Expressway. Witnesses say a Dodge Spirit driven by Eric Johnson of … Continue reading »

Wrecks Cause Closure on Beltline

EUGENE, Ore. — If you were stuck in it, you know this already. If your weren’t, be glad, as Beltline turned into a parking lot Tuesday. Eugene police say the first reported wreck came in about 10:45 a.m. There was a wreck on eastbound Beltline. Just minutes later there was a second crash. Traffic due … Continue reading »

Van Crashes into Log Truck

EUGENE, Ore. — A woman was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after a van crashed into a log truck. The van’s driver was making a right turn onto Beltline from Roosevelt when the car clipped the back end of the truck. Officers on scene say the driver probably thought she had enough room to … Continue reading »

Driver Arrested in Beltline Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — The wrong-way driver that caused a head-on crash Sunday, closing the Beltline Highway for six hours, was arrested Monday. Bryan Andrew Bierce, 25, from California, was arrested on two counts of assault in the second degree, DUII and reckless driving. Bierce has been lodged at the Lane County Jail. The crash happened … Continue reading »