OSP Search for Hit & Run Driver

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Oregon State Police are searching for the vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run crash that critically injured a pedestrian early Saturday morning. OSP reports at approximately 3:15 a.m., 41-year-old Christopher Joseph Thompson was struck by an unknown vehicle on Highway 62 near milepost 7 in front of the … 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 »

Man Hit and Kills Woman Near Klamath

NEAR KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A man is behind bars, accused of driving under the influence and causing a fatal traffic crash. The crash happened Sunday night on Rosewood Lane in Sprague River, near Klamath Falls. Sheriff Deputies said 23-year old Joseph Schuster hit and killed 63-year old Barbara Malo. Officials said she died at … Continue reading »

Second Rally Held for Jarred Houston

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore — Sunday marks the five month anniversary of a double fatal hit-and-run in Cave Junction.  There are no new leads on the case, but one victim’s family held a rally along Highway 199 in hopes of shedding new light onto the case. The family of Jarred Houston said even though it has … Continue reading »

Drug Deal Leads to Hit and Run

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police arrested two suspects today in connection to Monday nights hit and run incident at the North Fred Meyer. Police used surveillance video and witnesses comments to get a description of the suspect vehicle and were eventually led to it via a tip from someone who said they saw the vehicle … Continue reading »

Hit and Run Suspect Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — A car chase resulted in an arrest early Wednesday morning. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a hit and run that had occurred at 7:50 a.m. on Highway 140 near East Antelope Road. A gold, 1989 Honda Prelude hit a Garner Tree Service Truck and then took off. A Sheriff’s … Continue reading »

Update to Fatal Crash Near Wolf Creek

WOLF CREEK, Ore. – The ongoing investigation with Oregon State Police troopers is leading them to believe the accident reported earlier this afternoon along I-5 near Wolf Creek, may not have been a hit-and-run. The driver of the involved commercial truck reportedly walked back to the scene of the crash after parking his truck just … Continue reading »

Unidentified Driver in I-5 Hit & Run

ROSEBURG, Ore. — OSP is asking for the public’s help to identify a truck and driver involved in a hit and run Thursday morning. The incident critically injured an adult male along I-5 south of Roseburg. The injured pedestrian was identified as 31-year old Gabriel Johnson. Evidence at the scene indicates an unknown commercial truck … Continue reading »

Leta Schroeder Enters Guilty Plea

MEDFORD, Ore. — Leta Schroeder was scheduled for a plea change Thursday in Jackson County Court. The District Attorney’s Office announced Schroeder entered a guilty plea to criminally negligent homicide and four counts of failure to perform duties of a driver in regards to an injured person. Schroeder was sentenced to 46 months in the … Continue reading »

Suspect Sought in Hit and Run of Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. — A driver hits three kids along the streets of West Medford and takes off on Friday. Deputies are still searching for that suspect and said they did not find any skid marks on the road or signs that the vehicle sped or slowed down. An eyewitness, Shelsea Harden, spoke with Newswatch 12.  She … Continue reading »

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