HWY 99 Open After Fatal Corvallis Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Highway 99 West has re-opened after a fatal car crash involving a pedestrian. Corvallis Police say the crash happened just before 6:00 pm Sunday night between NE Circle Blvd. and NW Buchanan Ave. Police say a vehicle hit a pedestrian. When officers arrived on scene, they say the pedestrian was dead, and … Continue reading »

Proposed Improvements to Highway 99

TALENT, Ore. — Oregon Department of Transportation planners are hoping to facilitate some big changes along Highway 99 in the next several years. At an open house on Thursday, the public got a first look at some proposed improvements along the highway between North Ashland and South Medford. One of those changes, and perhaps the most … Continue reading »

Harrisburg Gets Hit Hard By Snow

HARRISBURG, Ore. – There were reports that Harrisburg saw more than a foot of snow on Friday. Not a lot of people were out on the roads, or out playing in the snow, but KEZI 9 News Reporter Cyd Dutcher did catch up with a few brave souls, trying to take advantage of the snow … Continue reading »

West Eugene Crash Sends 6 to Hospital

EUGENE, Ore. — A car crash early Sunday morning in West Eugene sent six people to the hospital after police say two drivers under the influence of alcohol crashed head-on. Eugene Police say just after midnight, two cars collided in the southbound lanes on Highway 99 near Roosevelt Boulevard. Police say the southbound lanes were … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Driver Runs Light in Fatal Crash

UPDATE:  Oregon State Police says the man who died in a crash outside of Junction City Friday morning ran a red light. Troopers say James Richmond, of Coos Bay, failed to stop at the intersection of Highway 99 and Highway 36. OSP says James Richmond died and his wife Barbara went to the hospital with … Continue reading »

Driver Spits Out Window, Causes Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis Police say a three-car collision on Highway 99 was caused after a woman spat out her window. Captain Dave Henslee with Corvallis Police says Amber Tela of Albany was driving northbound on Highway 99 Thursday evening when she spat out her window. Henslee says the saliva struck her in the face, … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Strikes Truck on Highway 99

EUGENE, Ore. — One person is in the hospital after a crash in West Eugene on Friday afternoon. Eugene Police say that a motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on Highway 99 between Elmira Road and Royal Avenue.  The motorcyclist was taken to Sacred Heart at RiverBend and is reportedly in stable condition. Traffic is … Continue reading »

Driver Cited for DUII in HWY 99 Crash

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – Oregon State Police say the driver involved in a serious-injury crash early Tuesday morning will face several charges, including DUII. Troopers say around 12:30 a.m. Tyler D. Wells, 21, of Cottage Grove was driving along Highway 99 near River Avenue when he took a curve too fast and slid sideways into … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Motorcycle Crash

ADAIR VILLAGE, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into the cause of a traffic crash Monday afternoon. OSP says around 12:25 p.m. a Honda Accord was traveling northbound on Highway 99W near Ryals Avenue. The car, driven by Rachelle Collier, 29, of Albany, signaled for a right turn onto Ryals Avenue. As … Continue reading »

Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Tree

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police think a drunk driver crashed into a tree on Highway 99 near Putters around 7:00 p.m. Friday night. The Major Collision Team was out investigating the crash for a couple of hours. Officers redirected traffic through the Putters parking lot as they worked the scene. Police say the driver may … Continue reading »

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