Yesterday, December 2, at 8:36 p.m. Central Lane 911 received report of a crash at Franklin Boulevard and Walnut. Both lanes of Franklin were closed for response.
A 21-year-old man had been stopped at a red light in his Chevy Cruze at Franklin Boulevard westbound. He was hit from behind by the driver of a Nissan Sentra, later identified as Mary Dale Stewart, age 49, of Eugene. The impact had sent the Chevy through the intersection, narrowly avoiding a collision with a car that was turning north from Franklin Boulevard eastbound. Stewart was taken by Eugene Springfield Fire EMS to a local hospital. The Chevy’s driver was injured but not transported.
An officer responded to the hospital to contact Stewart and conduct an investigation. She was cited in lieu of custody for DUII, Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangering and Assault. Case 21-18981.