Oregon Police Search for Motorcyclist

LINN/MARION County Line, Ore. — Troopers couldn’t catch a male motorcyclist on I-5, but a gas station surveillance camera did. Oregon State Police needs help finding the man. Troopers say the motorcyclist sped away from troopers along I-5, north of the beltway until officers lost sight near the Linn/Marion County line. The motorcycle is a … Continue reading »

Crash Sends Motorcyclist to the Hospital

EUGENE, Ore. — A motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after a minor crash. It happened just before 11 a.m. at the corner of Coburg Road and Willakenzie. Eugene Police said cars ahead of the motorcycle came to a stop, but the driver was following too closely, went to swerve to avoid … Continue reading »

Driver Cited for Traffic Violation

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State Police cited a Corvallis woman Friday afternoon for not following a traffic sign. Troopers say Louisa Caran, 54, of Lebanon, was turning onto Highway 34 from Freeman Road when her Volkswagon pulled in front of a motorcycle. The motorcycle crashed into the car, ejecting the driver off the bike. Both … Continue reading »

Motorcyclist Ride in Memory of Kilcullen

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of motorcyclists from across the northwest will ride in memory for a fallen Eugene Police officer, Sunday. It’s the third annual Chris Kilcullen memorial ride. Officer Kilcullen was killed in the line of duty in April of 2011. The event starts at 9 a.m. at the European Motorcycles of Western Oregon. … Continue reading »

Roseburg Motorcyclist Dies in Crash

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A motorcyclist died Friday after crashing on Old Melrose Road. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says 46-year-old James Ganzini, of Roseburg, was riding his motorcycle north behind a pickup truck. When he tried to pass the truck in a no-passing zone after exiting a sweeping corner, he was hit by a Subaru … Continue reading »

Reward Offered in Motorcycle Crash

WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — Friends of an Oakland man have offered a reward to help to find the driver in a hit-and-run accident. On Feb. 15 a 73-year-old Oakland man was driving his motorcycle on Highway 101 when a silver SUV hit the back of motorcycle, forcing it off the road. The driver of the … Continue reading »