Oregon state officials teamed up with local authorities recently to reconstruct an accident that caused critical injury to one local man. The man at the center of the pedestrian accident was crossing a road in Astoria when he was struck down by a car that may have run a red light, early reports indicate. The victim remains in critical condition.
A promising young life was cut short recently on an Oregon highway. A 22-year-old single mother died after being involved in a three-vehicle car accident near Corvallis. Until her death, the young woman had been a pillar in her community and a star athlete who hoped to attend medical school in the future.
Vehicle malfunction may have played a role in a tragic car accident on a Portland-area highway recently. Police report that an SUV carrying several people lost control after one of its tires blew. At least one victim of the car accident died, and two others suffered serious injuries.
An Oregon City 13-year-old girl was lucky to survive after being struck by a car recently. The girl was crossing the street when a SUV-type vehicle smashed into her. Witnesses have reported to police that the driver of the SUV and his passenger got out of the vehicle to inspect the young girl who was lying in the roadway after the car accident.