Pickup Truck Flips Over in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A truck lost control and rolled off of Airport Road Thursday morning. Police say it was a 1991 GMC pickup that blew a tire near Greenhill Road. The driver said the vehicle rolled over twice before coming to a stop next to a fence. He was alone in the pickup and not … Continue reading »

Super Bowl Weekend DUII Arrests Down

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police reported DUII arrests during this year’s Super Bowl weekend were down from last year. OSP troopers arrested 31 people on DUII charges, which is down from the 38 arrested last year. OSP troopers also responded to two fatal traffic crashes over the weekend. The first crash occurred sometime Friday … Continue reading »

OSP Responds to 50 Crashes

Oregon State Police responded to about 50 crashes Friday morning, all within a four-hour period. Troopers blame icy roads and fog. “It was just basically one crash after the other,” said Trooper Tiffany Lynn. Lynn and her shift-mates were busy Friday morning, she says, thanks to black ice, fog, and low visibility. Albany troopers responded to … Continue reading »

Slick Roads Lead to More Crashes

EUGENE, Ore. — The return of fall has translated into a dangerous commute for drivers trying to get home. Police have responded to about triple the number of auto accidents over the last few days. At one accident Monday night, a driver lost control on I-5 and smashed into a sign. Troopers were talking to … Continue reading »