Motorcycle Deaths Doubled in 2014

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Statistics released this month show 19 lives have already been lost from motorcycle accidents, compared to just 9 at this point last year and a 12 in 2012. Rodney Maples stopped off in Medford while on his ride from Eurkea and has plans for nearly a week long ride. “Tomorrow we’re going … 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 »

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 »

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 »