Fatal Commercial Truck Crash

HOOD RIVER, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating a fatal commercial truck crash that happened Friday morning along I-84 in Hood River. At approximately 5:12 a.m. a 2004 Freightliner truck that had an empty container was traveling westbound on Interstate 84 near mile marker 63. For unknown reasons, the truck drifted to the left and … Continue reading »

Police Looking for Hit and Run Driver

MURPHY, Ore. — Police are looking for a driver in a hit and run at Hidden Valley High School in Murphy. It happened Wednesday, a student says he was driving his girlfriends motorcycle when a car pulled out in front of him in the wrong lane on Hwy. 238 and he was unable to stop … Continue reading »

Car Crash Kills Two; Driver Arrested

[UPDATED: MAY 7, 2014] The Jackson County Sheriff’s office deputies have arrested the driver of the crash in Rogue River that left two people dead in early April. Lynda Mae Taylor is lodged in the Jackson County Jail on charges of Manslaughter, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII), and Reckless Driving. [UPDATE: APRIL 3, … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Killed in Auto Crash

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — On Thursday, a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle while walking in a non-designated crossing area. Danny Gerald Berg, identified as a transient in Grants Pass, was crossing the Grants Pass Parkway just west of  the intersection of NE Terry Way. Alan Dale Taylor, also of Grants Pass, … Continue reading »

Eagle Point Honors Fallen Veteran

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — More than 150 flags belonging to fallen veterans lined the streets of Eagle Point on Wednesday night. Typically, the flags come out for holidays like the 4th of July or Memorial Day, but this time they’re up to honor a local fallen veteran. Last week, Eagle Point marine Nick Sell died … Continue reading »

Rollover on I-5 Near Gold Hill

GOLD HILL, Ore. — A rollover occurred this afternoon on I-5 southbound near Gold Hill and mile marker 43. One lane was open, while one lane was blocked. The crash involved two vehicles and traffic was backed up about one mile, near the Rogue River exit. One lane was open, while one lane was blocked. … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash on Old Stage Road

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A single-vehicle, roll-over crash sent Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies to the area of Old Stage Rd near Kane Creek Rd in Central Point. The red 1986 Nissan truck was traveling east on Old Stage Rd from the Gold Hill area. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says the vehicle drifted off the shoulder of the … Continue reading »

Semi-Truck Accident Near Ashland

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — Slick, snowy and slushy roads kept Oregon State Police busy responding to several reports of cars and trucks sliding off the freeways and highways. With snow falling around 8:45 a.m., two semi-trucks went sliding on the southbound lanes of the Siskiyou Pass. Oregon State Police says the two did not crash … Continue reading »

Arrest in Freeway Overpass Rock Throw

RICE HILL, Ore. — Oregon State Police have made an arrest in the case from November of last year in which a man threw a rock off of an I-5 overpass and hit a passing car The suspect arrested is Mathew McKinney, age 19 of Sutherlin. On November 26, 2012 McKinney threw a rock off … Continue reading »

Fatal Head-On Collision

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wednesday morning’s weather likely played a factor in the death of an 18-year old Medford woman following a two car crash on Foothills Road in north Medford. Just after 8 a.m., Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies say an ’85 VW Jetta was headed north on Foothills Road when it lost control and slid … Continue reading »

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