MCKENZIE BRIDGE, Ore. — Highway 126E (McKenzie Hwy.) is blocked by a jackknifed semi truck approximately eight miles west of McKenzie Bridge (MP 43). ODOT says traffic is being flagged through in alternating directions. Driving should plan on delays or take an alternate route.
MYTLE POINT, Ore. — A semi-truck driver had a close call in Coos County. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office says just after midnight Tuesday the truck carrying asphalt slipped off the road on Sitkum Lane east of Myrtle Point. Deputies say the driver was taken to the hospital with a cut to the forehead. Crews … Continue reading »
MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — Oregon State Police say driver fatigue may be the cause of a crash Friday morning involving a semi on I-5 at Myrtle Creek. The wreck at about 10:45 a.m. partially blocked the northbound lanes. Several gallons of fuel spilled from the truck’s tanks but were contained. The truck’s driver was not … Continue reading »
VIDA, Ore. — The driver of a semi-trailer and passenger are recovering after a rollover wreck this morning on Highway 126 east, near Vida. It happened at around 6:30 p.m. Oregon State Police says the truck drifted on to the shoulder. They say Frank Benson of California, steered it back left but the trailer struck a tree … Continue reading »
ROSEBURG, Ore. — A truck driver was sent to hospital after being in a rollover crash on I-5 just south of Roseburg Wednesday night. The driver, R. David Lee, 51, of Central Point was going south when this truck drifted into the median and flipped on its side. The tankers the truck was pulling leaked … Continue reading »
Near VENETA, Ore. — A car crash closed down several lanes on Territorial Highway, about five miles north of Veneta. The accident happened around 3 p.m. Tuesday when a semi truck collided with another car. The truck driver has been taken to a hospital with minor injuries. The car’s driver was not transported. The cause … Continue reading »