Man in Serious Condition After Crash

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — A Jacksonville man is in serious condition at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland after he was injured in a head-on crash Tuesday morning.  According to Oregon State Police, at about 4:45 a.m., a 2002 Volkswagen bug driven by Paul Sage, 47, of Jacksonville, was heading west on Highway 238 … Continue reading »

Man and Dog Safe After Crash Into Lake

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A commercial truck driver and his dog are safe after his truck traveled off Highway 140 W, about six miles west of Klamath Falls, and went into the ice-covered Upper Klamath Lake Tuesday morning. Oregon State Police are still investigating the crash and the Oregon Department of Transportation is working on … Continue reading »

Icy Roads Contributes to Crash

Medford, Ore. — A truck hit icy patches of road along the freeway, causing it to flip and land near milepost 31 and Biddle Road. It happened just before 7 a.m. on I-5.  Oregon State Police said the cold air coming underneath bridges makes patches of the freeway, slicker than the regular road surface. “Every … Continue reading »

Icy Roads Cause Medford Streets to Close

MEDFORD, Ore. — While cars were sliding down East Main Street, Jeremy Withrow and his friend stepped up to lend a push to those who needed it. About a quarter inch of ice built up and some cars were trying to take a chance and drive down the hill. The slick roads caused cars to … Continue reading »

Bicyclist Killed after Striking Vehicle

MEDFORD, Ore. — Around 1:00 p.m. today, a 66-year-old bicyclist was riding northbound on Riverside Avenue when he struck the rear quarter panel of a vehicle that was making a right turn into a business, in front of the bicyclist. Medford Police and Medical Personnel responded to the scene and the male victim was found … Continue reading »

I-5 Road Worker Hit and Killed

NEAR WOLF CREEK, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a semi-truck driver who drifted out of his lane fatally hit a road worker. Troopers say the driver was unaware anyone had been killed and noticed the damage on his semi half a mile from the crash scene. Troopers say it happened around 1 p.m. on Interstate 5 … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Crash in Central Point

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Newswatch 12 has received reports of a motorcycle crashing into a vehicle in Central Point, on the corner of Hopkins Road and Bursell Road. Police and ambulance crews were dispatched. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.

Fatal Crash Victim Honored at Race Track

WHITE CITY, Ore. – A Central Point man who died in a motorcycle crash is being honored at a place that is not only special to him but to dozens of his family members. Billy Hammon has been a racer for eight years and he often competed at the Southern Oregon Speedway. “He was known out there … 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 »

2 Die, 4 Injured in Highway 140 Crash

Troopers, paramedics and firefighters responded to a head-on collision on Highway 140 just after 6:00 Friday night. Oregon State Police say a car and a pick-up truck hit head on at mile marker 18, outside of White City. The crash closed Highway 140 in both directions for several hours. Troopers say there were a total … Continue reading »

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