At 2:14 a.m. on December 26, Eugene Police officers were dispatched to a report of a single-vehicle motor vehicle crash into a utility pole at N. Washington and Clark St. The driver of the vehicle, a Chevy Silverado, was declared deceased on scene and a passenger was transported to a local hospital with injuries. The vehicle had hit a fire hydrant and there was a heavy flow of water in the area, as well as a concrete utility pole. The identities of the driver and passenger are being withheld for now to allow family time to notify their circle of family and friends.
EPD’s Major Collision Investigation team responded to investigate the incident, as well as Lane County Medical Examiner. Case 22-19242