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 »
UPDATE: OSP says two students from Oregon State University died in the crash. Abigail Patricia Emerson, 21, of Roseburg, and Christopher J. Kazanski, 24, of Madison, Wis. died after their car was submerged in the Yaquina River. EDDYVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police are investigating the cause a deadly crash along Highway 20, Sunday. Troopers … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Transportation says OR 126 is closed at Pioneer Parkway following a crash Tuesday. ODOT says the crash involved a pickup truck and a motorcycle. A detour is in place from northbound Pioneer Parkway, to eastbound OR 126, to 42nd Street, then south to OR 126B. This is an … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Two teenagers are recovering from serious injuries after a driver hit them, while they were crossing a street, Thursday. Around 10 p.m. a driver traveling home from work struck two teens near River Road. Even though both teens remain in the hospital, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office is calling it a tragic … Continue reading »
SANTIAM PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into a fatal crash near Santiam Pass Monday. Troopers say around 9:13 a.m. a Ford Fusion driven by and 86-year-old woman was travelling eastbound on Highway 20 when she lost control on the ice. The Fusion crossed into westbound lanes and hit a Volvo … Continue reading »
UPDATE: One lane has been reopened. SANTIAM PASS, Ore. — A fatal crash has blocked both directions on HWY 20. The crash involved two vehicles. LifeFlight was dispatched to the scene. We’ll have more details as they become available.