Semi-Truck Crashes on Willamette Pass

WILLAMETTE PASS, Ore. — Icy roads could be to blame for a crash on Willamette Pass early Tuesday morning. Oregon State Police says the crash happened near milepost 78 just before 5:30 a.m. They say the driver of a semi lost control, and one of the two trailers it was hauling tipped over and blocked Highway … Continue reading »

Truck Carrying Wine Bottles Crashes

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Drivers along I-5 southbound at mile post 44 north of Gold Hill will be moving through just a single lane Friday. That’s because a truck carrying 50,000 empty glass wine bottles crashed early Friday morning. ODOT representatives say all of the glass bottles have to be removed from the trailer before … Continue reading »

Chip Truck Plunges Into Slough

COOS BAY, Ore. — There were minor injuries and a big mess after a chip truck plunged into a slough near Coos Bay. Oregon State Police say it happened at about 10:45 a.m. Monday, two miles north of the Highway 42 junction. The northbound truck and trailer traveled off the highway between the north and … Continue reading »

Truck Gets Stuck Under Railroad Trestle

SALEM, Ore. – Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to crash on Riverside Drive Tuesday. MCSO says around 7:45 a.m., deputies, railroad officials and public works employees were called to the scene of a semi-truck that was wedged under the railroad trestle on Riverside Drive. This road is closed between River Road South and Skyline Road … Continue reading »

Truck Hits Springfield House

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A driver is recovering in the hospital after crashing into a Springfield home. Witnesses say they saw a pickup truck driving erratically in the cul-de-sac on South 69th Place Monday morning. They say they watched as the truck went into reverse at a high speed, jumped a curb, then crashed into into … Continue reading »

Truck Driver Dies in Crash near Bend

BEND, Ore. — Oregon State Police have identified the man who was killed in a truck crash Sunday afternoon along Highway 20E east of Bend. Police identified him as 80-year-old Edgar Howard Collver, of Otis. Investigators say Collver was driving westbound on Highway 20E near milepost 21 when he lost control and the truck and … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Strikes Truck on Highway 99

EUGENE, Ore. — One person is in the hospital after a crash in West Eugene on Friday afternoon. Eugene Police say that a motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on Highway 99 between Elmira Road and Royal Avenue.  The motorcyclist was taken to Sacred Heart at RiverBend and is reportedly in stable condition. Traffic is … Continue reading »

Train Hits Truck, Passengers Not Hurt

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A couple bailed out of their truck right before a train hit it and dragged it four blocks through Junction City. If drivers try to cross the train tracks on that block in Junction City, they can either do it up at 10th or down at 6th, but Monday night a … Continue reading »

Truck Driver Injured in Crash

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — A truck driver was flown to a hospital after his truck crashed into some trees Monday afternoon. The crash happened on Highway 58 two miles west of Oakridge Monday afternoon. Oregon State Police say the man was driving eastbound on the highway when his truck and two semi-trailers drifted into a steep … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Highway 36 Reopened

[UPDATE: 12:00 p.m.] — Highway 36 has been reopened to traffic. Near CHESHIRE, Ore. — An overturned semi is blocking Highway 36 about six miles west of Cheshire, between Poodle Creek Road and Lawrence Road. Crews have not established a detour. Drivers should expect delays and anticipate icy conditions in the area. ODOT expects to … Continue reading »