Crash Delays Traffic Near Cedar Flat

UPDATE (10:30 a.m. Dec. 31): After wrecking a semi-truck on McKenzie Highway Tuesday, the driver is under investigation for DUII. Police say his initial blood alcohol content was 0.29, nearly four times the legal limit. OSP says the driver denied he’d been drinking, saying he hadn’t had alcohol in months. CEDAR FLAT, Ore. — Oregon State Police … Continue reading »

Semi Overturns, Catches Fire on I-5

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Pretty much every road in our region was affected in some way Friday, because of the icy conditions. Just after five Friday morning, a semi truck overturned and caught on fire on I-5 south, near milepost 157 between Sutherlin and Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police say the semi was headed southbound, … Continue reading »

Cable Barrier Stops Truck

EUGENE, Ore. — A semi-truck driver suffered minor injuries following a crash Wednesday night, but experts say it could have been much worse without a new device on the road. The truck drove into the center median along I-5 near milepost 198. Oregon State Police say he went through the guardrail divider but was slowed … Continue reading »