EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene skateboarder is in a coma after falling and hitting his head early Saturday morning. His family says a random stranger helped save his life. Cary Bredfield says around 2:00 a.m. on July 5th he called his brother to ask how his 4th of July was, but his brother Micky didn’t … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — A car came crashing into a Eugene family’s home early Friday morning. No one was hurt. Deputies believe an impaired driver is to blame. Lane County sheriff’s deputies were called to the home on the corner of Gimpl Hill Road and Bailey Hill Road just after 12:30 a.m. They say people inside … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two people are recovering after a head-on collision east of Springfield Thursday morning. Oregon State Police shut down the highway near milepost 11 shortly after 7 a.m. Police say a female driver in a Buick sedan crossed the center line, crashing into an SUV. Investigators are still trying to figure out why … Continue reading »
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 »