Driver, 95, crashes car into house

Driver, 95, crashes car into house

EUGENE, Ore. - A 95-year-old driver who found himself at a dead end hit the gas when he went to switch gears, sending his car crashing into a house just east of Eugene on Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened in the 33000 block of Bloomberg Road, a dead end road off McVey Highway near the 30th Avenue/Lane Community College exit from Interstate 5.

First responders at the scene said the man appeared OK.

He was taken to the hospital as a precaution.