OSP Reports - Dec. 23
December 23, 2021 | View PDF
Dec. 15: 01:41: Warrant Arrest - Marcola Rd. and Hill Rd. Stopped to assist a blocking disabled motorist. The driver was identified by name, had a serviceable arrest warrant, and was taken into custody without incident. Trooper was able to push the vehicle from the lane of travel. The driver was subsequently transported to Springfield Municipal Jail where she was lodged. The vehicle was secured on scene. Involved: 54-year-old female from Marcola, white Toyota SR5. Charges: Failure To Appear, Bench Warrant.
Dec. 16: 22:27: Crash, Non-0Injury – Hwy. 126E, Milepost 24. Troopers were dispatched to a reported single vehicle collision located westbound. A white utility van swerved off the roadway for an unknown reason. The van left the roadway on the westbound side by approximately 5 feet, struck the adjacent rock wall, and came to a rest blocking the westbound lane. The van sustained heavy front passenger corner & front axle damage. The driver was uninjured. Involved: Ford EC3, 68-year-olds male from Albany.
Dec. 17: 13:47: Crash, Injury – Hwy. 126E, Mp. 17. Responded to a two-vehicle collision that occurred on the McKenzie Highway. A gray Ford Escape was turning left into a driveway, crossing the on-coming traffic lane without looking and was struck by a white Chrysler sedan. The driver of the Ford sustained non-life threatening injuries but was transported to the hospital. The other driver was not injured. The crash was blocking but fire moved vehicles out of the roadway. Both vehicles were towed at request of the owners. ODOT remained on scene for tows and traffic control. Involved: 71-year-old male from Walterville, white Chrysler, 35-year-old female from Springfield.
16:54: Crash, Hit & Run – Hwy. 126E, Mp. 14. Dispatched to a vehicle crash, where the driver took out a mailbox and kept driving from the scene. Responded to the scene and located damaged parts of the suspect vehicle, located a VIN number and learned the registered owner’s information. Contacted the owner at his residence and conducted an investigation. Will be referring the charge of Fail to Perform Duties of a Driver to the DA's office for consideration. Arrested: 60-year-old male from Springfield. Involved: red Kia Soul.
19:13: Fish & Wildlife (Non-hunting Related) – 38600 block, Camp Creek Rd. Dispatched to an injured black tailed female deer at the Waterville Power plant. On arrival saw the deer was alive but unable to move due to a clearly broken front leg and multiple lacerations that exposed bone on all four legs. The deer was dispatched and the company employees advised they would dispose of the carcass.