EUGENE, Ore. — An early morning crash shut down the eastbound lanes of the Beltline Highway for nearly six hours Sunday. The crash happened near the River Road exit just before 5 a.m. Eugene Police said a Brian Andrew Bierce, 25 of Fresno, was travelling the wrong way on Beltline and hit another car head on … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Local police departments and state troopers collaborated during the weekend to crack down on drunk driving. The combined efforts of five different agencies led to 19 DUII arrests from Friday night into Saturday morning. There were also 28 citations for other offenses and more than 100 warnings. Officers pulled over any vehicles … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police says a cyclist injured in a collision with a car Tuesday morning wasn’t wearing a helmet. He went to the hospital, but his condition hasn’t been released. A KEZI 9 News viewer Mike Seager sent us pictures (above) of the scene. Officers say the car’s driver failed to yield to … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore — The University of Oregon Police Department is warning students to be on high alert, after a female student reported that she was grabbed by a strange man and touched inappropriately. The student says the man attacked her near 19th and Harris as she walking to her apartment early Saturday morning. She said … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Police shut down the train tracks Sunday to investigate a possible suicide. Police taped off the area near Fourth Avenue and Lincoln Street around 1 p.m. as both police and the medical examiners investigated the collision. This is the second pedestrian-train collision within a two-block radius during a two-week period.
EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Fire and Police responded early Tuesday morning to a dumpster fire near the University of Oregon campus. The fire began just after 2:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, near 12th and Ferry St. Fire officials say the blaze started in a dumpster which was located next to an apartment building. The flames did … Continue reading »