EUGENE, Ore. — A woman was hit by a van while crossing the street Thursday morning. She later died. At about 8:40 a.m., Eugene police say she was walking west on 18th Avenue when she was hit by a full-size Chevy van that was going west on 18th Avenue and turning south onto Chambers Street. … Continue reading »
ROSEBURG, Ore. — A pedestrian died in a crash in Roseburg Sunday night. Police say the 59-year-old victim tried to cross Garden Valley Boulevard near the I-5 interchange. A pickup driver hit him. Officers are still investigating, but they doubt criminal charges will be filed.
Near PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — A Fall Creek area man was sent to the hospital after being hit by a car just north of Pleasant Hill. Police say the man got out of the SUV he was riding in to approach a driver honking behind him. Oregon State Police say 36-year-old Timothy Jarvis of Eugene … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — As of Monday, pedestrian deaths across the state total 48 this year, according to ODOT. The 2011 death toll was 47. ODOT is concerned that this year’s number has already beat last year’s when we still have two months left in the year. “There’s distractions, there’s alcohol use, there’s disregarding the rules … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A car hit two pedestrians in Springfield Monday evening. Two men were struck at the intersection of Gateway and Game Farm Road by a Ford truck. Springfield police says the men were crossing and it appeared they had the right of way when a truck coming westbound struck them. When police arrived, … Continue reading »