Disabled Boy’s Wheelchair Returned

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A grandmother’s praising her community and the police after her grandson’s wheelchair was stolen, then returned. Brandon Kerstetter has cerebral palsy, and police say his wheelchair was stolen Monday from outside his Roseburg home. Brandon’s grandmother, Patrice Kerstetter, says she was distraught and wondered who could do such a thing. Roseburg Police … Continue reading »

Police Look for Boy’s Stolen Wheelchair

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Roseburg police are asking for the public’s help to find a wheelchair that was stolen from a family’s carport. The wheelchair belongs to a young boy who has cerebral palsy, police said. The chair was stolen from the boy’s home in the 1000 block of Cedar Street in Roseburg. Police took the … 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 »

Bus Stop Issue for Disabled Student

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield mother started the day in tears over a school bus problem for her disabled son. The day though ended much differently than it began. Regina Bell lives on Main Street and was under the impression a Springfield school bus would stop there to pick up her disabled son. Instead, the … Continue reading »