Eugene (KMTR) - Eugene Police have arrested a 75-year-old Eugene man in connection with the fatal collision on I-105 Tuesday night.
75-Year-old Eldridge McCoy Maready was arrested on charges of Manslaughter in the Second Degree as a result of DUII in connection with the fatal crash.
53-Year-old Gerald Taylor Brooks of Florence died in the wreck.
As the investigation continues, detectives have determined that Maready was driving a dark blue Dodge truck eastbound in the westbound lanes when it struck the red Chevy Aveo driven by Brooks.
The wreck happened at about 8:15 Tuesday night.
Emergency responders closed the area to through traffic in both directions from the Washington/Jefferson Bridge to the Delta Highway.
Brooks died at the scene. Maready was treated for injuries at an area hospital before being lodged at the Lane County Jail.