Pilot Recovering After Crash

(CNN) — A test pilot on board Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two as it broke up about Mojave appears to be recovering. Co-pilot parachuted to the ground and is alert and speaking, according to Scaled Composites, the company that partnered with Virgin Galactic on the test flight that ended in disaster Friday. Saturday, the NTSB said … Continue reading »

Three Cars Crash On Beltline On Ramp

EUGENE, Ore. –Oregon State Police are investigating a three-car crash that happened just after 4:00 Sunday afternoon. The Eugene-Springfield Police Department responded to the crash on the on-ramp to Beltline from Barger. Crews said one person was transported to the hospital with non- life-threatening injuries. Still no word on what caused the crash.

Corvallis Pilot Dies in Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Friends and family are remembering a Corvallis pilot after a mid-air plane collision in Nevada killed two Oregon pilots this weekend. Law enforcement officials in Nevada say the two pilots in the crash, 28-year-old Tyler Adams of Corvallis and Captain Thomas Weiss of Roseburg both died after their two planes collided. “He … Continue reading »

Man Pinned Between 2 Cars

EUGENE, Ore. — An elderly man walked away uninjured after he got pinned between his car and another in the Bi-Mart parking lot on River Road. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says the man parked his car and got out to go shopping, but his car was still in gear. It then rolled into another car … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

SILVERTON, Ore. — Oregon State Police continues its investigation into a fatal motorcycle crash Monday. OSP says around 2:25 p.m., Patrick C. Hope, 67, of Vancouver, Wash., was driving his Harley Davidson Motorcycle on Highway 214 when he drove off the road. Hope struck a tree and was ejected from the motorcycle. Hope was pronounced … Continue reading »

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 »

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