BREAKING NEWS Kitchen fire damages home in Cottage Grove Full Story

3-car crash brings Delta Highway to a halt, sends 3 to hospital

Police say this sort of accident happens during rush hour all-too often.

Posted: Feb 14, 2018 12:08 AM
Updated: Feb 14, 2018 5:30 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A three-car crash in the middle of rush hour closed both lanes of northbound Delta Highway on Tuesday, sending three to the hospital and snaring drivers in a traffic nightmare.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. near The Goodpasture Island exit.

An officer on the scene said this sort of accident happens quite often

"When it comes to about 4 to 6 p.m., northbound Delta people need to just drive safe," Sgt. Demian San Miguel said. "They need to drive slow. They need to be aware there's going to be congestion and there's going to be traffic."

Both northbound lanes were closed until nearly 9:30 pm while fuel and debris were cleared from the roadway.

Article Comments

57° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 57°
58° wxIcon
Hi: 61° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 58°
Few Clouds
60° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 60°
North Bend
Broken Clouds
59° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 59°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner


Community Events