Police Officer Knocked Off Motorcycle

EUGENE, Ore. — Police say a Eugene police officer who was hit by a distracted driver is out of the hospital. Officer Barry Rager was in the middle of a traffic stop on I-105 west near the Country Club on ramp Tuesday morning when 55-year-old Steven Neer hit him from behind in his van. Investigators … Continue reading »

Motorcyclist Injured in Lebanon Crash

LEBANON, Ore. — Deputies are investigating a crash that left a motorcyclist with critical injuries, and witnesses say speed could be a contributing factor. Thursday after 5 p.m. in Lebanon, deputies say the driver of a pickup was headed north on Bond Road. He stopped at Lacomb Drive, didn’t see any traffic and went through … Continue reading »

Coburg Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash

Near HARRISBURG, Ore. — A Coburg man is seriously injured after he crashed his motorcycle at an I-5 rest stop around 7:30 p.m. Friday. Oregon State Police say Eddie Bates, 42, entered the Oak Grove rest area near Harrisburg going 50 miles per hour and hit a curb. He was ejected 75 feet onto the … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Accident on I-5 near Coburg

HARRISBURG, Ore. — A single vehicle accident backed up traffic on I-5 Friday morning and injured a passenger. It happened at around 11 a.m. on the northbound lanes, just before the Oak Grove rest area near Harrisburg. An ODOT responder says the driver of the motorcycle blew a tire and crashed. His passenger suffered some … Continue reading »

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Closes Highway

NEAR VIDA, Ore. — Highway 126 is now open after a fatal motorcycle crash closed the highway for hours Saturday morning. The McKenzie Highway was closed for about two hours Saturday morning as Oregon State Police tried to figure out what caused a motorcyclist to lose control and crash in the middle of the highway. … Continue reading »

Driver Dies in Motorcycle Crash

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Friday night. Around 10:22 p.m., an Albany Police officer attempted to stop Lance Morgan Hawken, 42, of Sweet Home, for a traffic violation near 15th Avenue and Long Street. Hawken, driving a Ducati motorcycle, failed to yield … Continue reading »

Motorcyclist Injured in Crash

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A motorcyclist was being treated at a hospital after a crash on Highway 126 Sunday. The crash, involving three cars and a motorcycle, happened in the west bound lanes near the Mohawk exit. “The motorcyclist was behind that SUV, was able to get over between the SUV and the guardrail which fortunately … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Crash Delays Traffic

EUGENE, Ore. — A motorcycle crash is causing a traffic nightmare for drivers heading south on I-5. ODOT says delays can last for at least another hour. They say the accident happened on I-5 near the exit to Highway 58. Apparently, the motorcycle crashed into a guardrail. The cyclist’s condition is unknown at this time. … Continue reading »

Two Injured in Motorcycle Crash

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Oregon State Police says a couple was seriously injured after their motorcycle traveled off the road and crashed Saturday. Troopers say around 8 p.m. a motorcycle was travelling westbound on Highway 138E near milepost 56, when it went off the highway and struck a tree stump. The driver Kenneth Minshew, 57, of … 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 »

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