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 »

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 »

Pilot Not Injured After Engine Failure

NEAR SHADY COVE, Ore. — Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) crews confirmed the pilot on a helicopter fighting fires on Highway 62 is not injured. The pilot reported an in-flight emergency around 3 p.m. Sunday and told officials he was going down. ODF crews said he lost power but his rotar was still spinning. The … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Fatal Crash

NEAR KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police are still investigating Friday’s fatal traffic crash on Highway 97 about a mile north of Klamath Falls. The crash involved a motorcycle and a commercial truck. The passenger on the motorcycle, Diana Bowden, age 43, was pronounced dead at the scene. The motorcycle driver, Roderick Washington Sr., … Continue reading »

Driver Crashes Into a Crowd of Kids

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office wants your help finding the driver responsible for hitting three children on Lozier Lane and then fleeing the scene. A group of five children walked along the 500 block of Lozier Lane at approximately 11 p.m. Friday. Witnesses say the driver hit the children and kept … Continue reading »

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