Crash Victim Speaks on 30th Ave. Safety

EUGENE, Ore. — After a car struck a man in a motorized wheel chair last year, the city of Eugene is taking a close look at the safety of crossing 30th Avenue. Traffic engineers held a meeting to get public input Thursday night. The victim of the crash, Robert Six, was there to speak out on … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Hit by Truck on I-105

EUGENE, Ore. — The woman hit by a pick-up truck on I-105 is in critical condition at a local hospital. Witnesses say 22-year-old Sylvia Rose Titus tried to cross I-105 west above First Street in Eugene when the truck hit her. It happened just before 6 p.m. Tuesday night. Officers say the truck’s driver hadn’t … Continue reading »

Car Hits Man in Wheelchair

EUGENE, Ore. — We now know the name of the man hit by a car while trying to cross the street on his motorized wheelchair Thursday night. He’s still in the hospital. Police say 56-year old Robert Six, Jr. tried to cross at 30th and University in his wheel chair, when a driver traveling toward … Continue reading »

Car Smashes into Wheelchair

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are investigating what happened in the moments right before a car hit a man in a motorized wheelchair in south Eugene. Witnesses say the car hit the wheelchair at a high speed Thursday night at the intersection of 30th Avenue and University Street. The Major Collision Team was out at the … Continue reading »

Man Cited for Fatal Pedestrian Accident

EUGENE, Ore. — Police cited a Eugene man for hitting a pedestrian who was crossing the street on November 29. They say 45-year-old Tamara Kay Glenn was crossing the street at West 18th Avenue and Chambers Street when 44-year-old Michael Devon Alston hit her while turning north onto Chambers Street from 18th. Glenn was taken … Continue reading »

Man Hit While Crossing Highway 99

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are investigating another vehicle versus pedestrian crash in west Eugene. Officers say Wednesday night a man was walking across Highway 99 in the Four Corners area, outside of the crosswalk when he was hit. Emergency crews say he has several broken bones but nothing life threatening. Officers did not cite the … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Hit by Truck Downtown Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A woman was struck by a Ford truck while walking near the intersection of 8th Avenue and Willamette Street Friday morning. The crash happened around 8 a.m. Police say the pedestrian appeared to be in her 40s. She was conscious when emergency crews arrived, but was taken to the hospital with injuries to her … Continue reading »