Horse Removed From Flipped Trailer

HALSEY, Ore. —  A horse was removed from a flipped over trailer on Interstate 5 early Friday afternoon, after the trailer unhooked from its hitch and crashed. Oregon State Police says 18-year-old Kyla Henninger of Eugene was driving northbound on I-5 in a pickup truck, and when she went over a bump in the road, … Continue reading »

Truck Drags Car in I-5 Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — A driver and her two passengers escaped serious injury after their compact car hit a semi-trailer just north of Eugene. According to the semi driver, a Honda Civic veered from the left lane directly under his rig. It was then dragged 1,500 feet from the rest area to where the vehicles stopped. … Continue reading »

OSP Arrest I-5 Reckless Driver

WOODBURN, Ore. — Oregon State Police arrested a man it says was going more than 100 mph on Interstate 5, Monday. Troopers say Jeff Bankston, of Tigard, was weaving his car in and out of traffic and tailgated drivers until they moved. When troopers finally pulled the car he was driving over, they found a … Continue reading »

Police Seek Driver in I-5 Hit-and-Run

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Oregon State Police are still looking for the driver of the commercial truck that hit a pedestrian early Thursday morning. Police say that Gabriel Johnson was walking on the southbound shoulder of Interstate 5  between 2 and 3 a.m. when a commercial truck pulling a semi-trailer hit him. The truck also struck … Continue reading »

Temporary Beltline Ramp Opens

EUGENE, Ore. – Monday brings big changes to one of the most traveled highways. Construction continues on Beltline with a new ramp and traffic signal. Drivers will use a new temporary ramp for exiting I-5 South to Beltline east and west. ODOT says it will be a big adjustment for the 97,000 drivers who use … Continue reading »

Crash Kills 88-Year-Old Roseburg Man

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — The Douglas County Rural Fire District and Oregon State Police responded to a fatal crash Friday that caused traffic to back of for miles on I-5. Emergency responders say around 5:30 p.m. Carole Canfield, 76, of Roseburg, was traveling southbound on I-5 near milepost 120 when she began to drive toward … Continue reading »

Indefinite Lane Closures on Beltline

EUGENE, Ore. — Westbound travel on the Beltline bridge over I5 will be reduced indefinitely to two lanes starting Thursday night. This closure will begin phase three of the I5/Beltline rebuilding project. The latest phase of the already seven-year project will include the construction of new I5 off ramps on Beltline, and two additional lanes … Continue reading »

Rollover Crash Causes Delays on I-5

EUGENE, Ore. — Emergency crews helped pull a man from a rollover crash on I-5 north of Beltline Tuesday afternoon. Troopers say the driver of a truck hauling a trailer lost control on the interstate and started to fishtail. The truck ended up on its top, crushing about half of the cab. “They just saw … Continue reading »

Construction on I-5/Beltline Begins

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — ODOT started its construction on parts of Interstate 5 and Beltline Monday. The construction project aims to improve the off-ramps connecting the busy stretches of road. The Beltline bridge that goes over the freeway will also be rebuilt to accommodate taller vehicles. While crews work, drivers will be expected to pay attention to the … Continue reading »

I-5/Beltline Construction Begins

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — ODOT crews will begin construction on one of the area’s busiest freeway interchanges this week. Crews plan to start Monday on phase three of the Interstate 5 and Beltline interchange project. The two-year project will include new ramps on to southbound I-5 and a new overpass. Construction is expected to last through … Continue reading »

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