No Charges in Eugene Fatal Accident

EUGENE, Ore. — Police say the driver in a fatal pedestrian crash in Eugene last month will not face criminal charges. It happened on East 20th Avenue and Oak Street near Civic Stadium on Feb. 9. Police say the driver of a St. Vincent de Paul tractor-trailer truck, 54-year-old Arthur Taylor, could still receive a … Continue reading »

Woman Dies After Being Hit by 2 Cars

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg woman walking in the street was killed when she was hit by two cars. Police say Saturday night around 11:15 p.m., officers got a call about a woman wearing dark clothing walking in the road near the 3800 block of North Umpqua Highway. Officers say around that time the woman … Continue reading »

Petition for Footbridge Started

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — One Springfield resident is taking action to make the intersection of 54th and Main streets safer by starting a petition to build a footbridge over Main St. According to the website, there have been more than ten fatalities in the last ten years. Four of those have been in the last two … Continue reading »

Pedestrians Call Crossing Main St. Tough

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Pedestrians say it can be tricky to make your way across Main St. even with a pedestrian signal, like the one you see at the 54th St. intersection. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) says it bases the amount of time you get to cross a street on several factors including the … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Crash Closes Ferry St. Bridge

EUGENE, Ore. — A fatal vehicle-versus-pedestrian crash shut down the northbound lane of the Ferry St. Bridge in Eugene for several hours Wednesday night. Eugene Police Department and medics responded to the call of an accident just after 10 p.m. on Wednesday. According to police, a truck was heading northbound over the bridge when it … Continue reading »