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 »

Truck Driver Cited in Hwy 97 Crash

LA PINE, Ore. – Oregon State Police say a commercial truck driver was cited Monday following a crash at the intersection of Highway 31 and Highway 97. Troopers say around 5 a.m. Dennis C. Chaffin, 54, of Chilcoot, California, was driving west on Highway 31, when he reportedly fell asleep as he approached the Highway … Continue reading »

Wrong-Way Driver Charged with DUII

HOOD RIVER, Ore. – Oregon State Police says a Washington man faces several charges following a wrong way head-on crash on Interstate 84 Friday. OSP and Hood River Police say around 8:30 p.m. they responded to a report of a vehicle traveling the eastbound in the westbound lanes of Interstate 84. Minutes later other calls … Continue reading »

Both Drivers Die in Head-On Crash

UPDATE: Oct. 14, 2013: Oregon State Police is making a correction to its investigation of a deadly wreck on Aug. 26th of this year. Two people died in the two-car wreck on Crow Road west of Eugene. Initially it was determined that Shaylinn Pearl Manchester of Veneta crossed the centerline and collided head-on with Zachary … Continue reading »

Plane Lands in Lake, Passengers Safe

LEBANON, Ore. – Four airplane passengers, including two children, are safe after their plane crash-landed in Marion Lake Sunday morning. The 28-year-old pilot from Lebanon, Trevor Schultz, says he and three family friends were going on a leisurely Sunday ride to scope out good camping areas around the Willamette National Forest by Mount Jefferson. Schultz, … Continue reading »

Horse Removed From Flipped Trailer

HALSEY, Ore. —  A horse was removed from a flipped over trailer on Interstate 5 early Friday afternoon, after the trailer unhooked from its hitch and crashed. Oregon State Police says 18-year-old Kyla Henninger of Eugene was driving northbound on I-5 in a pickup truck, and when she went over a bump in the road, … Continue reading »

Road Worker Dies in I-5 Crash

WOLF CREEK, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a fatal crash on Interstate 5 Wednesday afternoon. Troopers say around 1 p.m. a freightliner truck pulling a semi-trailer sideswiped a pickup and trailer parked on the side of the road. The pickup and trailer belonged to an employee of the Knife River … Continue reading »

Truck Drags Car in I-5 Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — A driver and her two passengers escaped serious injury after their compact car hit a semi-trailer just north of Eugene. According to the semi driver, a Honda Civic veered from the left lane directly under his rig. It was then dragged 1,500 feet from the rest area to where the vehicles stopped. … Continue reading »

Crash Sparks Brush Fire

ALBANY, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a driver fell asleep at the wheel and then started a brush fire Monday afternoon. Troopers say Joseph Bagg fell asleep on Highway 20. His car ran off the road and hit a power pole. Sparks from the live wires then ignited a brush fire. Bagg wasn’t hurt, … Continue reading »

Car Plows Through Business Near UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Workers at a Jambo World Crafts spent Saturday afternoon cleaning up damage after a car plowed into the storefront Friday night. It’s located just a few blocks from the University of Oregon near 13th and Alder. Friday night a woman drove right through the front of the store destroying clothing, glass fixtures, … Continue reading »

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