EUGENE, Ore. — There was a strange sight at Amazon Creek Friday afternoon. Police say a woman from Montana was getting out of her vehicle when she knocked the gear shift lever into gear and her vehicle rolled into the slough. It happened just before 2 p.m. at East 17th Avenue and Willamette Street. The city … Continue reading »
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The victim of a single vehicle fatal crash on London Road near Cottage Grove last week has been identified as 36-year-old Joaquin Vargascortes, from Medford, according to officials. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle in the water off London Road near milepost 12 on September 18. … Continue reading »
GREER, South Carolina (CNN) — A Greer man feels lucky to be alive after being trapped in a car on a collapsed bridge Saturday night. It happened on Memorial Drive Extension in Greer during torrential rains, which caused a culvert under a bridge to overflow and weaken the ground under the road. The road collapsed, … Continue reading »
ALBANY, Ore.— A 21-year-old woman is in critical condition after her car collided with an empty log truck Thursday afternoon. Oregon State Police says it happened on Highway 20, just east of Albany. Police say the woman was headed west near milepost two, when she went off the road onto shoulder on the north side. … Continue reading »
HARRISBURG, Ore. — A man is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after crashing into a tree near Harrisburg Thursday morning. Oregon State Police says it happened at around 7 a.m. at a rest stop near mile marker 206 on I-5. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
EUGENE, Ore. — A two-vehicle crash brought traffic to a crawl Tuesday morning on Beltline Highway. Both SUVs had front-end damage. The vehicles were blocking both the eastbound lanes for about an hour until crews could clear a path. The crash is under investigation.
EUGENE, Ore. — Highway 99 near Pattison Street is restricted in the southbound direction to one lane while police investigate a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. The crash happened just after 5 p.m. Wednesday. The northbound lanes are still open. EPD says the area will be shut down for an unknown period of time … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — A suspected impaired driver hit two cars and then crashed into a home Friday night. Eugene Police say a driver was going too fast for the conditions at the intersection of Green Acres at Norikenzie. The car he was driving hit two cars and then crashed into the house at the corner. … Continue reading »
LINN COUNTY, Ore. — A woman was arrested after jumping on the hood of a car on the side of I-5 in Linn County Saturday. At about 4:30 p.m., two women ran out of gas on the highway, near Milepost 228. Shortly after pulling over, police say 24-year-old Victoria Lohmann approached them, pulled down her pants … Continue reading »
SWEET HOME, Ore. – A 16-year-old Sweet Home High School student died Sunday afternoon after a car crash outside of Brownsville, and her friends are spending the week of Christmas remembering the teen they say was sweet, witty, and respectful. Oregon State Police say 16-year-old Caroline Huss was driving westbound on Highway 228 on Sunday. … Continue reading »