Multiple Cars Crash into Tree

DETROIT, Ore. – Oregon State Police continues to investigate several crashes on Highway 22 near Detroit Monday. Troopers say around 6:30 a.m., strong winds knocked over a tree, partially blocking the highway. A pickup ran over the tree, but immediately after another pickup struck the tree then crashed into an embankment. Minutes later a Chrysler … Continue reading »

Second Person Dies in Hwy 126 Crash

WALTON, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a second person died after a crash on Highway 126 near Walton, on Tuesday. Passenger Richard Hennigan of Eugene passed away Friday at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend. The driver of the other car, Richard Jackson from Indiana, was previously pronounced dead at the scene. The initial … Continue reading »

Crash Closes Southbound I-5

CANYONVILLE, Ore. — ODOT Crews say southbound I-5  about 10 miles north of Canyonville was closed for several hours Sunday evening after a semi-truck rolled over. Traffic was being detoured through Myrtle Creek. Crews say one lane of northbound I-5 was also blocked because of another crash. No word on the cause of the crash or … Continue reading »

2 Injured After Car Hits Dead Bear

NEAR MEACHAM, Ore. — Two people were injured and their dog died Saturday night in a rollover crash along I-84 near Meacham, when the driver lost control after running over a dead bear lying in a traffic lane. On Saturday around 11 p.m. a car driven by 25-year-old Bret Cartwright from Idaho was eastbound on … Continue reading »

Truck Slides Down Hill & Hits Tree

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into the cause of a commercial truck crash on Interstate 5. OSP says around 12:50 p.m., a 2010 freightliner truck pulling a semi-trailer loaded with lumber lost control while travelling uphill. The truck and trailer struck the metal guardrail, damaging several posts and sections … Continue reading »

Potatoes Spill in Truck Crash

ARLINGTON, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into the cause of a rollover commercial truck crash along Interstate 84 Tuesday. OSP says around 5:10 a.m., a 1997 Peterbilt truck pulling a semi-trailer loaded with potatoes was traveling eastbound on Interstate 84. The driver says he swerved to miss several deer that were … Continue reading »

OSP Seeks Help in Hit & Run Crash

GEARHART, Ore. — Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help to identify the pickup and driver involved in Sunday morning’s serious injury hit & run pedestrian-involved crash on the beach near Gearhart. OSP says around 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Jalixan Fatamag, 22, of Astoria, was walking on the beach near the Del Ray Beach … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Commercial Truck Crash

MILL CITY, Ore. – Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a commercial truck crash on Highway 22 Wednesday. Troopers say the crash happened around 3 a.m. A commercial truck, transporting a 70,000 pound condenser, was traveling downhill when the rear car started to swerve and lost control. The vehicle and load rolled onto … Continue reading »

Driver Dies In HWY 99 Crash

OREGON CITY, Ore. — Oregon State Police and the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, is continuing the investigation into a fatal crash Monday. Troopers say around 2:45 p.m., a 2000 Nissan Frontier pickup with two occupants was southbound on Highway 99E when the driver pulled over and stopped due to a problem with the pickup. The … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Teen Dies in Crash

MAPLETON, Ore. — One Eugene teen is dead and another is recovering after a car crashed 40 feet down an embankment and went unnoticed for at least 24 hours. The crash was on Old Stagecoach Road between Mapleton and Walton. Oregon State Police says Canyon McCardel, 18, died and Hannah Smith, 18, was trapped in … Continue reading »

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