Log Truck Hits Car

EUGENE, Ore. — An early morning accident sent a driver to the hospital, and the truck that hit the car didn’t even realize the damage it had done. It happened just before 7 a.m. Wednesday on Prairie Road near Irving Road. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says a log truck headed southbound switched lanes, side … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Dies in Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that killed a Eugene man Wednesday morning. The crash happened just after 7 a.m. in the 27400 block of Crow Road. Deputies say 27-year-old Ryan Nicdao Lewis died when his SUV went off the road and hit a heavy duty fence post. We … Continue reading »

Overturned Trailer on I-5

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews on I-5 are clearing a crash that ended with an overturned trailer just south of the Whilamut Passage Bridge on Monday. The crash was at mile marker 192 in the northbound lanes. A trailer hauling metal overturned. The debris is off the road, and one lane was restricted because of the … Continue reading »

Wrong-Way Driver Cited for Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police say a wrong-way driver is to blame for a four-vehicle crash in the university area. It happened just before 7 p.m. Sunday night. Officers say 22-year-old Yuan Jiao drove westbound in the eastbound lanes near Franklin Boulevard and Walnut Street. Jiao, along with another person, was taken to the hospital … Continue reading »

Eugene Replaces Pole After Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — City crews in Eugene spent much of the day replacing a traffic signal that was disabled after a driver crashed into it. Traffic was blocked at the light on East Broadway and Mill Street starting at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday, and it caused a lot of backup for the morning commute. Crews … Continue reading »

Man Extricated from Car in Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police say a man had to be extricated from his car Monday morning in Eugene at a crash near the intersection of North Terry and Royal Avenue. Police say the cause of the accident is still under investigation, but it appears the man, driving a gold Saturn, was pulling out of … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Crash Closes Ferry St. Bridge

EUGENE, Ore. — A fatal vehicle-versus-pedestrian crash shut down the northbound lane of the Ferry St. Bridge in Eugene for several hours Wednesday night. Eugene Police Department and medics responded to the call of an accident just after 10 p.m. on Wednesday. According to police, a truck was heading northbound over the bridge when it … Continue reading »

Car Crashes into Eugene House

EUGENE, Ore. — At least one person is still in intensive care following a late-night crash in north Eugene. Broken glass and a broken home litter the streets after a crash Monday night at the intersection of Irving Road and Oxford Court. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old Raymond Frost was driving a stolen … Continue reading »

Driver OK After Flipping Car

EUGENE, Ore. — Surprisingly no one was seriously hurt when a driver flipped his car near South Eugene High School Thursday afternoon. The car flipped upside down in the middle of the road on Mill Street and East 19th Avenue. The driver, a student at Lane Community College, says he was talking to his friend … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Investigate Bicycle Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are still trying to figure out what caused a vehicle and bicycle crash Wednesday afternoon, and officers are asking for the public’s help with the investigation. A Eugene man was hit by a car here at the intersection of West Fifth Avenue and Chambers Street. He’s in serious condition and … Continue reading »