Nine people are dead after a bus crash on an Oregon roadway. The motor vehicle accident happened when the bus was travelling in snowy conditions on Highway 84 in the eastern part of our state. All of the 38 other people on the bus at the time of the crash suffered injuries and were taken to local hospitals.
Winter weather that has blanketed the Pacific Northwest recently may have contributed to a fatal accident that happened on an Oregon highway. The fatal car accident took place on a snow-covered portion of Highway 97. It appears that other conditions may have also contributed to the incident.
Oregon police are seeking information from the public in an effort to determine exactly who was at fault for a recent serious crash. The multiple-vehicle car accident happened during a hail storm on Highway 26. It ended with three people, including a 7-month-old child, being taken to local area hospitals.
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.
For some drivers in Oregon, traveling behind a slower vehicle on a small, rural road can be stressful. In these situations, some attempt to pass the vehicle in front of them, even without a passing lane. Choosing to pass in a no passing zone may have been the cause of a fatal car accident that occurred recently on Highway 228.
A professional football player best known for aggressively intimidating the offense on the field has been sued for allegedly intimidating a passenger in his vehicle. Ndamukong Suh, a graduate of Grant High School in Portland, Oregon, was in his hometown in December when he was the driver in a one-vehicle car accident. One of his passengers alleges that she sustained injuries in the accident, but Suh refused emergency treatment for her and later allegedly offered her money.
A section of Oregon's Highway 101 was closed on July 17 as police worked to clean up a fatal crash that involved multiple cars. Traffic was snarled for hours as people waited for the cleanup of the mess left behind by the torn and mangled cars. The injury car accident happened near Spinreel Road in Lakeside at just about 5 p.m.
A seemingly normal mid-day drive on a busy local roadway became dangerous for one Oregon woman on July 12. She was seriously injured when she was involved in a crash on Oregon 47, just north of Forest Grove. The car accident ended in traffic citations for the woman who apparently caused the collision.