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Posted on: January 19, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Hit and Run Motorcycle-vehicle Crash - Arrest

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At 7:47 p.m.  on January 18, Eugene Police and Springfield Fire EMS responded to a hit and run crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle in the 1300 block of Hwy. 99. The driver of the vehicle, a Mercury Milan, was located a short time later at Fairfield and Wood and was subsequently cooperating. 

The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. EPD’s Major Collision Investigation team responded and is investigating the crash. 

Update on January 19, 2022

EPD arrested the driver, Amanda Marie Keirce, age 32, of Eugene, on a charge of Hit and Run – Felony. 

The motorcyclist, Dennis Ekstrand, age 55, of Eugene, remains hospitalized. He was riding an Indian Chief motorcycle.

Case 22-01065


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