Corvallis Snow Update

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Parts of Corvallis are seeing at least eight inches of snow, and as the temperatures continue to drop, the roads are getting worse. For kids and pets that means cancelled school and lots of play time. But for people trying to get to work that means hazardous travel. On Friday morning, Corvallis Police … Continue reading »

Semi Overturns, Catches Fire on I-5

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Pretty much every road in our region was affected in some way Friday, because of the icy conditions. Just after five Friday morning, a semi truck overturned and caught on fire on I-5 south, near milepost 157 between Sutherlin and Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police say the semi was headed southbound, … Continue reading »

Crash Sends Motorcyclist to the Hospital

EUGENE, Ore. — A motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after a minor crash. It happened just before 11 a.m. at the corner of Coburg Road and Willakenzie. Eugene Police said cars ahead of the motorcycle came to a stop, but the driver was following too closely, went to swerve to avoid … Continue reading »

Driver Spits Out Window, Causes Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis Police say a three-car collision on Highway 99 was caused after a woman spat out her window. Captain Dave Henslee with Corvallis Police says Amber Tela of Albany was driving northbound on Highway 99 Thursday evening when she spat out her window. Henslee says the saliva struck her in the face, … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Cause of 3-Car Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police says it’s investigating the cause of a three-car crash on McVay Highway and Fir Cove Lane Tuesday. Troopers say around 11:30 a.m. three cars were traveling northbound when one turned left into a driveway. They say the other cars couldn’t slow down fast enough, creating a domino effect and … Continue reading »

Driver Cited for Traffic Violation

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State Police cited a Corvallis woman Friday afternoon for not following a traffic sign. Troopers say Louisa Caran, 54, of Lebanon, was turning onto Highway 34 from Freeman Road when her Volkswagon pulled in front of a motorcycle. The motorcycle crashed into the car, ejecting the driver off the bike. Both … Continue reading »

Driver Faces Charges Following I-5 Crash

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. – Oregon State Police says a Springfield man faces numerous charges following Tuesday afternoon’s serious injury crash on Interstate 5. OSP says around 4:17 p.m., a 1995 BMW four-door was traveling northbound on I-5 when the driver lost control on the wet pavement, crossed the median, stopped in the southbound lanes and was … Continue reading »

Four Injured in Hwy 97 Crash

CHEMULT, Ore. – Oregon State Police says four people were transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle traffic crash on Highway 97 Monday. OSP says around 12:34 p.m. a gray Acura sport utility vehicle was travelling northbound when it crossed the centerline and collided with a Ford F-150 pulling a travel trailer. The driver, Marilyn … Continue reading »

Helicopter Crash Kills Pilot

DETROIT, Ore. — A helicopter crashed in Linn County Monday afternoon, killing the pilot. The crash site was about two miles off Highway 22, near Detroit. The pilot, William Colantuono, of Florida, was the only person in the helicopter. Officials say he was flying logs from a site in Mill City. A witness said the … Continue reading »

Two Critically Injured in I-5 Crash

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police, the Multi-Agency Accident Investigation Team and Linn County District Attorney’s Office is continuing the investigation into a serious injury crash Tuesday. OSP says around 1:45 p.m. a Subaru station wagon was stopped on the inside shoulder of southbound I-5 after getting a flat tire. A Nissan Versa was travelling … Continue reading »

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