Pedestrian Crossing How-To Videos

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A new campaign in Springfield is trying to clear up any confusion about crosswalks. There are two instructional videos that show drivers and pedestrians the difference between the two types of crosswalks. One uses flashing yellow and red lights. Another just yellow. Traffic engineers say each signal is specifically designed for the area … Continue reading »

Family Asks for New Crosswalks

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A family of a young boy hit by a car at a pedestrian crosswalk in Springfield a year ago is celebrating his recovery. On Sept. 11, Kaleb Oyervides was hit while walking across a Main Street crosswalk. On Friday, his family says he still has some restrictions on activities due to the … Continue reading »

City Starts Pedestrian Flag Program

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The City of Cottage Grove is taking action after a woman was killed last week in a pedestrian crosswalk. On Thursday, the City of Cottage Grove installed handheld orange flags at the pedestrian crossing on Highway 99 near Geer Avenue. They were installed so people wanting to cross can wave them … Continue reading »

Boy, Struck by Car, Recovering at Home

SPRINGFIELD, Ore –A Springfield boy hit by a car and hospitalized for more than a month is back home and talking about his recovery. “Everything was fine and then this traumatic event happens and just spins your whole life upside down.” said Kaleb Oyervides’ dad, Woody Taylor. 12-year-old  Kaleb was struck by a car as … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Fatal Crash

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Cottage Grove police have made an arrest after a woman was hit and killed in a crosswalk Saturday night, but they’re still looking for witnesses. Police say 74-year-old Claudia Kimery was halfway through the crosswalk at Highway 99 and Geer Avenue when she was hit by a car. They say 48-year-old … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Killed in Cottage Grove Crash

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Cottage Grove police say an elderly woman was hit and killed Saturday afternoon while walking across Highway 99 in Cottage Grove. It happened just before 6 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 99 and Geer Avenue. Police say the woman was crossing the street, in a crosswalk, when a car traveling … Continue reading »

City Seeks to Improve 30th Avenue Safety

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene is trying to figure out how to make 30th Avenue safe for people to cross after it got complaints from neighbors. More than 16,000 cars travel on that street on any given day, and transportation engineers say many people speed through the neighborhood. Even though there’s a pedestrian … Continue reading »

Intersection Safety Concerns Residents

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of residents at a Eugene senior living community are worried about safety around their facility, specifically a couple of intersections that don’t have crosswalks. There are two parts to Alpine Meadows. One includes assisted living, and the other is independent living. Those two areas are separated by a street, and some … Continue reading »

City Concerned About Pedestrian Crossing

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — How good are you at slowing down at pedestrian crossings? A Springfield resident says most drivers are pretty bad. A KEZI 9 News viewer posted on our Facebook page about an intersection near his home that’s causing concerns. Near 5th and T Streets in Springfield is one of many places in town … Continue reading »