Woman Smashes Windshield on I-5

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 High Student Dies in Crash

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 »

Dedication of “Dreas Way”

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. —  The road leading to the new Oregon State mental hospital and prison now has a name to memorialize a Junction City woman killed in a car crash. Family, friends and community leaders gathered for the sign dedication Thursday evening.

Car Plows Through Business Near UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Workers at a Jambo World Crafts spent Saturday afternoon cleaning up damage after a car plowed into the storefront Friday night. It’s located just a few blocks from the University of Oregon near 13th and Alder. Friday night a woman drove right through the front of the store destroying clothing, glass fixtures, … Continue reading »

Car Drives into Business

EUGENE, Ore. — A dramatic scene near the University of Oregon Friday night. An SUV went smashing through the front of a business on Alder Street. The car went all the way through the storefront of Jambo World Crafts. Witnesses say they saw the SUV pull out of the Sacred Heart General Hospital parking lot, … Continue reading »

Car Crashes into Building

EUGENE, Ore. — A Springfield woman crashed into a vacant building early Saturday morning. Eugene Police say around 3 a.m. an officer was traveling west bound on Broadway Street when the car ahead of him lost control and crashed into the the former Oregonians Credit Union on the corner of the 3600 block of East 8th … Continue reading »

One Person Injured in Crash

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — One person was seriously hurt and had to be extracted from a car after an accident in Cottage Grove Friday morning. The two-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of River Road and the Woodson Place Bridge. Both cars were heavily damaged. Rescuers used extrication tools to remove an injured person from … Continue reading »

Crash Sends Two to Hospital

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Neighbors say a crash on Highway 99 is another in a long list of accidents in the area. Oregon State Police says an SUV didn’t stop at a stop sign and T-boned a box truck in the intersection of Highway 99 and Milliron Road. A trooper witnessed the crash and got … Continue reading »

Drunk Driver Pins Woman to Fence

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield woman was taken to the hospital after a drunk driver crashed and pinned her to a fence Saturday night. Springfield police said 42-year-old Steven Birkenbach was speeding down 7th Street when he crashed into a van at a home on Pleasant Street. The victim, Michelle Slayter, said she was unloading … Continue reading »

Myrtle Creek Woman Killed in Car Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A three-car crash near Corvallis killed one and seriously injured another Wednesday afternoon. The crash was on Highway 34, about two miles east of Corvallis. Troopers say Valorie Carrigan, 35, from Blodgett was eastbound in the right lane and attempted to change lanes when she clipped a car driven by Chelsea Duffy, … Continue reading »

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