More Charges for Hwy 99 Fatal Crash

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — New information has been released about the deadly crash that killed a mother-to-be on Highway 99 in January. Police say the driver who caused the crash is facing more charges. Jacob Harper-Leonard was arraigned on two counts of manslaughter and one count of DUII. Oregon State Police say he was seriously … Continue reading »

Safety Concerns on Highway 99

EUGENE, Ore. — Heightened concerns over the safety of Highway 99 after a crash killed two people Thursday. ODOT says the crash record on Highway 99 between Eugene and Junction City is worrisome. In the past five and a half years, there have been 205 crashes–that’s about three crashes a month or one crash every … Continue reading »

Car Crashes Into Abandoned Home

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A house is seriously damaged after a car crashed into it Thursday afternoon. The accident happened on Highway 99 just south of Junction City. Oregon State Police said the car ran off the highway and crashed through a fence and into the house. No one is currently living in the home. … Continue reading »

Crash Sends Two to Hospital

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Neighbors say a crash on Highway 99 is another in a long list of accidents in the area. Oregon State Police says an SUV didn’t stop at a stop sign and T-boned a box truck in the intersection of Highway 99 and Milliron Road. A trooper witnessed the crash and got … Continue reading »

Man Dies in Highway 99 Crash

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A Eugene man died Friday night in a car accident near Junction City. Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers said Patrick McGuirk was driving northbound on Highway 99 when a car tried to turn left from Awbrey Lane onto the highway and collided with his truck. McGuirk was hospitalized for serious injuries. … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Closes Highway 99W

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Oregon State Police shut down parts of Highway 99 near Junction City as they work to investigate a deadly crash. The two-car crash was at the intersection of Highway 99 and Awbrey Lane. The crash involved a truck around 2:30 p.m. Friday. Emergency crews say one of the people involved died … Continue reading »

Highway 99 Crash Sends Man to Hospital

EUGENE, Ore. — A two-vehicle crash in west Eugene sends a man to the hospital after his car flipped and trapped him inside Saturday evening. Eugene police say the driver of a vanĀ  failed to obey a traffic light at the intersection of Highway 99 and Roosevelt Blvd, hit a red Geo Tracker and seriously … Continue reading »

Boy Life-flighted to Portland

EUGENE, Ore. — A 10-year-old boy was life-flighted to the hospital with serious injuries after a head on crash in West Eugene early Sunday morning. The two-vehicle crash happened near Highway 99 and Fairfield Avenue around 3 a.m. Police say the driver that caused the crash was intoxicated. Witnesses called the scene a mangled mess … Continue reading »

Crash Injures Woman near Junction City

By Nha Nguyen JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A crash just south of Junction City late Monday afternoon sent a woman to the hospital. A pickup truck and smaller car collided on Highway 99 near Hatton Lane. Investigators say it looks like the car was turning north onto the highway when the truck hit it going … Continue reading »