Driver arrested for DUII after crashing into the McKenzie River - Lane County

Oregon State Police - 09/12/18

On Tuesday September 11, 2018 at approximately 11:42 PM, OSP Troopers responded to a report of a single vehicle rollover crash into the McKenzie River on Highway 126E near milepost 32.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a white 2006 Mazda SUV, operated by Shyla Marie HOLLOWAY (28), left the roadway for unknown reasons and rolled down a 75 foot embankment before coming to rest in the McKenzie River. 

HOLLOWAY suffered non-life threatening injuries as a result of the crash.

HOLLOWAY was arrested for DUII.  Her blood alcohol content (BAC) was 0.16, twice the legal limit,  several hours after the crash.

The vehicle remained in the river overnight. Highway 126E near milepost 32.4 will face possible closures today, September 12, 2018,  when the vehicle is removed from the river.