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A Springfield man was arrested by Oregon State Police (OSP)
troopers for multiple crimes in a DUII related injury crash on Jasper Road near
On January 31, 2014 at about 4:00 p.m., a 2004 Dodge pickup, driven by JASON
GIBBS, age 29, from Springfield, was westbound on Jasper Road in the 36000
Block. A 1991 Chevrolet car, driven by CARISA STEELE, age 20, from Lowell, was
westbound in front of the Dodge pickup. The Dodge pickup attempted to pass the
Chevrolet car on a corner while an on-coming car was approaching. The Dodge
pickup came back into the westbound lane and crashed into the Chevrolet car.
The Dodge pickup rolled and came to an uncontrolled rest in the middle of
Jasper Road. The Chevrolet car went off the roadway and collided with a power
A passenger in the Dodge pickup, RYAN MULLINS, age 18, from Cottage Grove, was
ejected during the crash. MULLINS was transported by ground ambulance to Sacred
Heart at Riverbend with critical injuries. GIBBS and STEELE were both
transported by ground ambulance to Sacred Heart at Riverbend with minor
injuries. Investigators believe that GIBBS and STEELE were wearing safety belts
and that MULLINS was not.
OSP troopers contacted GIBBS at the hospital where he was subsequently arrested
for DUII, two counts of Assault III, Reckless Driving, and 2 counts of Reckless
OSP was assisted at the scene by ODOT, Lane County Sheriff's Office, EPUD, and
Goshen Fire Department. The road was closed for several hours during the
Photograph by OSP.
Lt. Steve Mitchell
Oregon State Police