EUGENE, Ore. — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating a fatal crash on Highway 99 that occurred over the weekend. Around 12:45 p.m. Sunday, a silver van was traveling south along Highway 99W when the van lost control, crossed the center line and hit a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle, Kenneth Douglas … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County District Attorney will look into who is at fault for a crash between a motorcyclist and an on-duty Eugene police officer. The EPD Major Collision Team was out investigating the collision. It will turn over its findings to the DA since the case involves one of its own employees. … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A California man is now dead after an attempted wheelie on his motorcycle went wrong. Kenneth Gale, 33, of California, was riding down First Place in Springfield when he attempted a wheelie, lost control and struck a utility pole. Gale was pronounced dead at the scene.
MONROE, Ore. — A motorcycle accident shut down part of Territorial Highway Monday night and sent one man to the hospital. The accident happened near Monroe just before 8:00 p.m. Adam Hansen, 35, from Veneta was driving his 1989 Honda motorcycle when investigators believe he collided with a deer. Emergency crews airlifted Hansen to Sacred … Continue reading »
HIGHWAY 126, Ore. — Oregon State Police are trying to figure out why a Redmond man veered his motorcycle into oncoming traffic, causing a deadly crash. Troopers say Gary Gerig was part of a group of bikers headed east on 126 when he went into the westbound lane. A car hit Gerig, killing him. The … Continue reading »