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.