Driver in Eugene hit-and-run turns self in

The crash happened at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Chambers Street.

Posted: Aug 19, 2019 10:41 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- The driver in a hit-and-run crash Sunday later called and reported the crash, police say.

The crash at Roosevelt Boulevard and Chambers Street at about 1:30 p.m. sent a 22-year-old Eugene woman to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

RELATED: HIT-AND-RUN IN EUGENE SENDS ONE PERSON TO HOSPITAL

Police said the driver, an 80-year-old Eugene man, left the scene before calling 911 to report that he may have been in a crash.

They said the motorcyclist was headed south on Chambers Street, and the man, who was driving a Buick sedan, was headed north. Police said he was turning west on Roosevelt Boulevard when he crossed into the motorcyclist's path, hitting her.

The crash caused all southbound traffic from Northwest Expressway to Roosevelt Boulevard to shut down for a few hours. 

The investigation is ongoing.  

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 3949

Reported Deaths: 148
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah104558
Marion90925
Washington69517
Clackamas29410
Deschutes1200
Linn1159
Umatilla1123
Polk9610
Lane672
Yamhill657
Jackson600
Benton555
Clatsop450
Klamath410
Coos310
Malheur280
Josephine261
Douglas250
Jefferson240
Wasco181
Columbia160
Hood River120
Morrow120
Lincoln90
Tillamook60
Curry60
Union60
Crook50
Wallowa20
Sherman10
Grant10
Harney10
Baker10
Unassigned00
Eugene
Broken Clouds
71° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 71°
Corvallis
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 73°
Roseburg
Clear
81° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 81°
North Bend
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 59°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events