EUGENE, Ore.. — Neighbors in the Bethel area say a car crash Thursday night sounded like an airplane crash. Police say a 22-year-old man drove through bushes, hit the fence, a parked truck, and a boat and trailer on Avalon Street, before ditching the car down the street. Police arrested Jared Swoape. He faces a … Continue reading »
TOLEDO, Ore. – Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused a plane to crash into a parking lot at a paper mill in Toledo this weekend, killing a man and his 4-year-old granddaughter. Toledo Police say 51-year-old Douglas Nebert of Newport was flying his stepdaughter and her daughter to Seattle Saturday afternoon, when … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating a serious-injury crash on I-5 south of Eugene. Troopers responded to the crash just before 5 a.m. Saturday. An SUV and truck were blocking the northbound lanes of I-5 near milepost 190. When troopers arrived, they found an overturned Jeep with marijuana spilling out on to the road. The Jeep’s … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash on I5 in Eugene early Friday morning. Traffic was down to one lane just before 5 a.m. between milepost 189 and 190. Troopers say a SUV collided with a semi truck and the SUV rolled over. That driver was transported to the hospital with minor … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Police say an 80-year-old Eugene man was killed when he was struck by a car as he crossed the street around noon Saturday. This happened on River Rd. near Irving. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say impairment wasn’t an issue in the crash.
JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Police say one lane was blocked early Thursday morning due to a motor vehicle crash. The first calls came in just after 6:45 a.m. and both lanes were open by 8 a.m. This happened near Highway 99 S and Milliron Road in Junction City. There was no word on injuries.
VENETA, Ore. — Local volunteer firefighters are dealing with the loss of one of their own Tuesday night. Ross Stang, 29, of Veneta, was killed Monday night in a motorcycle crash. Stang was a volunteer firefighter with the Lane Fire Authority. His co-workers and close friends say his death is a terrible loss to the … Continue reading »
LA GRANDE, Ore. – Oregon State Police is investigating the cause of a crash on I-84 Monday morning. OSP says around 7:40 a.m., it received a call from witnesses saying a van pulling a trailer had crashed and rolled down a 50 feet embankment. Troopers say four people were injured in the crash. Two were … Continue reading »
HOOD RIVER, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating the cause of a fatal commercial truck crash on I-84 Friday morning. Troopers say around 5:12 a.m. a 2004 Freightliner truck pulling an empty container trailer was traveling westbound on I-84. The driver, Melvin Roy Schwark, 64, of Lyle, Wash., began to drift to the left … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Family and friends are mourning the loss of two Oregon State University students who died in a car crash over the weekend. Oregon State Police say 21-year-old Abigail (Abby) Emerson and 24-year-old Christopher (Topher) Kazanski died Sunday morning after Emerson lost control of her vehicle around a curve on Highway 20 near … Continue reading »