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OSP Troopers Report 14 DUII Arrests, No Major Incidents on Civil War Game Day Travel Between Eugene and Portland
12/04/2009
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

Oregon State Police troopers working Thursday night/Friday morning along Interstate 5 between Lane County and Portland reported 14 DUII arrests between 6:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. Please note that these are total DUII arrests and some may not have been associated with football game-related travel. The following is a brief synopsis of the reported 14 DUII arrests:
  • OSP Springfield (6 DUII arrests - none on Interstate 5)
  • OSP Albany (3 DUII arrests)
  • OSP Salem (1 DUII arrest)
  • OSP Portland / Tualatin (4 DUII arrests)
  • Twelve of the 14 DUII arrests happened after 10:00 p.m.
  • Three DUII arrests happened on the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 after the game. One of those DUII arrests was associated with a non-injury single vehicle traffic crash northbound Interstate 5 in Lake Oswego area.
  • Two DUII arrests happened on Interstate 105 in Eugene area.
  • No major traffic-related incidents reported for before or after the game in these OSP patrol areas. One crash responded to southbound Interstate 5 about 3:25 p.m. was a rear-end, non-injury crash south of Salem. Driver was cited for Careless Driving.