Heavy snowfall causes dangerous driving conditions in Eugene

A tree trapped an SUV, and on the same street, a Lane Transit District bus got stuck while trying to make a left turn.

Posted: Feb 25, 2019 8:04 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A vehicle was trapped by a fallen tree in Eugene Monday morning as heavy snow caused dangerous driving conditions in the Willamette Valley.

The tree fell on the vehicle at about 6:30 a.m. on Washington Street between West 6th and 7th avenues in Eugene. Police said the driver of the vehicle was unharmed.

Around the same time, a Lane Transit District bus got stuck on Washington Street while attempting to make a left turn.

The Lane Transit District is suspending all service.

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