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20May

HEAD-ON CRASH – Beltline between W 11th & Roosevelt

  UPDATE: The driver of the Dakota is identified as Trisha Marie Whitlock, age 50, of Eugene. She was transported by Eugene Springfield Fire to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Tahoe is identified as Marina Anatasia Irish, age 26, of Veneta. She was taken to the hospital by a […]

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21Apr

Eugene Police Address Beltline Speeders

Eugene, Ore. – In the past few weeks the Traffic Safety Unit has shared news of several focused projects. In comments related to each of those projects, Eugene Police have consistently heard concerns about dangerous speeds on Beltline. Sooooo….. that’s where EPD is focusing now!   Just a reminder that the speed limit on the […]

23Mar

Arrest Made in W. 11th and Beltline Fatal Hit and Run Case

Eugene, Ore. – The involved vehicle has been located and is no longer of interest. WALTER MAX SLEDGE, age 62, of Walton, was arrested around 1:15 p.m. on March 22, without incident in this case and lodged at Lane County Jail on charges of Hit and Run and Murder.   Detectives are still seeking any […]

17Mar

UPDATE: MCI Investigators Seeking Tips in Fatal Pedestrian-Vehicle Crash

Eugene, Ore. – On March 14 at approximately 10:10 p.m., a pedestrian-vehicle crash was reported at Beltline and W. 11th Avenue in Eugene.   UPDATE: The involved pedestrian, identified as Dylan Mark Wilson, age 29, of Eugene, has died from his injuries. Please contact Detective Chris Vreim with any relevant tips in this case at cvreim@eugene-or.gov, phone 541-682-5192.   A […]

16Mar

MCI Investigators Seeking Tips in Pedestrian-Vehicle Crash

Eugene, Ore. – On March 14 at approximately 10:10 p.m., a pedestrian-vehicle crash was reported at Beltline and W. 11th Avenue in Eugene.   UPDATE: The involved pedestrian, identified as Dylan Mark Wilson, age 29, of Eugene, has died from his injuries. Please contact Detective Chris Vreim with any relevant tips in this case at cvreim@eugene-or.gov, phone 541-682-5192.   A […]

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14Feb

OSP IS SEEKING INFORMATION REGARDING A HIT & RUN PEDESTRIAN COLLISION

Eugene, Ore. – On February 12, 2022, at approximately 3:30 pm, Troopers were dispatched to a reported vehicle vs. pedestrian collision located on Interstate-5 northbound to Beltline Hwy.   A preliminary investigation revealed a female driver came across a mattress blocking a lane on the flyover. She turned on her hazard lights and removed the […]