Mapleton: From Wreck to Recovery

MAPLETON, Ore. — It’s been nearly four months since two Mapleton High School students died in a crash on Highway 126. It hasn’t been easy for Mapleton. The close-knit community is still hurting from the loss of 17-year-old Abby Boydston and 16-year-old Weston Bowman. While it still stings, the town is trying to find normalcy, … Continue reading »

SUV Crashes Into Walgreens

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A close call at a Springfield Walgreens when a car came crashing through its front doors Tuesday night. The front doors were mashed and mangled and one of them was several feet inside the store at the intersection of Mohawk Boulevard and Centennial Boulevard. Police say the driver, 52-year-old Mark Hiatt said … Continue reading »

Olympian, Reality TV Star in Fatal Crash

MALIBU, Calif. – Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner was involved in a four-vehicle crash on California highway that killed a motorist and injured several others. Jenner reportedly hit a white Lexus sedan belonging to an elderly woman. The crash caused the Lexus to go into oncoming traffic where it was hit … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Fatal Crash

COOS BAY, Ore. — Police are trying to figure out what caused a deadly crash in Coos Bay on Sunday morning. Oregon State Police say around 10:30 a.m., a Nissan Xterra was heading northbound on Highway 240 near milepost 6, when it went off the road, hit a dirt bank and rolled over. Emergency responders … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Dies Following Crash

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  A pedestrian hit in Springfield died from his injuries Monday night. At 9:30 a.m. Monday Springfield Police and Eugene-Springfield Fire responded to a pedestrian versus motor vehicle accident on Gateway St. at the southern entrance to the Gateway Mall. Initial investigation determined that a 23-year-old woman was turning onto Gateway St. from an apartment complex … Continue reading »

HWY 99 Open After Fatal Corvallis Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Highway 99 West has re-opened after a fatal car crash involving a pedestrian. Corvallis Police say the crash happened just before 6:00 pm Sunday night between NE Circle Blvd. and NW Buchanan Ave. Police say a vehicle hit a pedestrian. When officers arrived on scene, they say the pedestrian was dead, and … Continue reading »

Crash Delays Traffic Near Cedar Flat

UPDATE (10:30 a.m. Dec. 31): After wrecking a semi-truck on McKenzie Highway Tuesday, the driver is under investigation for DUII. Police say his initial blood alcohol content was 0.29, nearly four times the legal limit. OSP says the driver denied he’d been drinking, saying he hadn’t had alcohol in months. CEDAR FLAT, Ore. — Oregon State Police … Continue reading »

Car Overturns on Camp Creek Road

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Emergency crews say wet roads may be to blame for a car crash on Camp Creek Road. A car flipped over just before 10:30 a.m. Friday morning near milepost 2. McKenzie Fire and Rescue says a couple was headed westbound, in separate cars, when the woman lost control and flipped into a … Continue reading »

Officer-Involved Crash Closes Lanes

EUGENE, Ore. — West 11th Avenue was down to one lane in each direction Saturday after a three-vehicle crash at the Bertelsen intersection. One of the vehicles involved was a Eugene Police car. Police say around 4 p.m. the officer was going east on 11th and was responding to an emergency call with lights and … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Deadly Hwy 126 Crash

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Oregon State Police are investigating a deadly crash near Springfield. Troopers say just before 8 p.m. Saturday a car was westbound on Highway 126 when it traveled off the road and hit a tree. They say the driver, Richard Corgain from Eugene, was extracted from the car. The 67-year-old died at the … Continue reading »

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