Car Crash Kills Two; Under Investigation

[UPDATE: APRIL 3, 2014]:  A second person died from the fatal crash near Rogue River yesterday. 80 year old Jerry Barrett was transported to Providence Medford Medical Center. He passed away just before 10.p.m. last night. Police said they believe alcohol, drugs, and speed were factors in the crash. Linda Taylor remains at Rogue Regional … 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 »

Siskiyou Co. Crash Closes Interstate 5

NEAR YREKA, Calif. — Icy roads caused car pileup of about 60 cars on Tuesday night on northbound Interstate 5, just 10 miles North of Yreka. The Interstate has re-opened after crews worked early in the morning to re-open it. Officers were dispatched just after 6 p.m. Tuesday evening to a crash just south of the … Continue reading »