Eugene Police urge drivers to stay off snow-covered streets

Eugene Police urge drivers to stay off snow-covered streets
Drivers had trouble on the snow-covered roads Friday

EUGENE, Ore. - Police urged motorists to stay home as crashes on snow-covered streets continued to plague city streets Friday.

A truck hit a tree and car near 28th and Chambers, and numerous slow-speed crashes were littering the roads with disabled vehicles.

At least 160 traffic crashes were called in to 911 between 4 a.m. and 2 p.m.

As of 2 p.m., police urged motorists to avoid the following locations, some of which were closed to traffic or clogged by car crashes:

30th Ave between Hilyard & LCC, especially near Spring Boulevard. Numerous vehicles sliding and blocking traffic
  Beltline near River Rd., numerous vehicles off the road and into the ditch
  24th east of Willamette is closed
  13th east of Garfield
  Chambers from 24th to the top of the Hill
  28th – Almaden to Chambers Ferry Street Bridge
  Willamette from 32nd to 35th
  Off ramp from 6th avenue to I-105


Beltline is open but a mess, police said.