A recent auto accident along a road stretching from Eugene to Florence highlights the potential dangers of this particular highway. This auto accident claimed the lives of two Oregon teenagers and injured three others. After this particular incident, the Department of Transportation (DOT) stated that there was an unacceptable number of accidents on this particular road.
State police responded to a serious accident on Highway 99E on the afternoon of Sept. 22, according to local sources. Oregon authorities are still investigating the cause of the car crash that claimed one life and injured two other individuals. So far, no charges have been filed in association with the incident.
Oregon drivers know that distracted driving is a danger to every motorist and passenger on the roads and highways. The term "distracted driving" can be used to describe many different types of driving, perhaps most commonly for texting behind the wheel. However, it is possible that even some safety features, such as navigational apps, could also pose a risk for distraction.
A head-on auto accident on Oregon's Highway 211 left several people injured and requiring medical treatment, according to law enforcement. The accident occurred when a pickup truck and a four-door sedan collided, leaving a few people inside the vehicles unable to escape without assistance. This auto accident is still under investigation by police and accident reconstructionists.
An auto accident in the Beaverton area of Oregon has landed one man in the hospital for medical treatment. The auto accident occurred when a truck hit a motorcycle head on. The man driving the truck purportedly left his vehicle and fled from the scene of the accident. Because of an eyewitness account of the accident from a local firefighter, law enforcement was able to make an arrest.
An Oregon woman has been officially charged with manslaughter after a fatal car accident claimed the lives of two people. She was charged upon her release from the hospital, but the fatal car accident took place last month. At the time of the incident, law enforcement officers suspected that she was driving while under the influence of intoxicants. Inhibited driving caused by any intoxicating substance is illegal.
Law enforcement personnel in Washington County say an Oregon woman was responsible for a drunk driving crash that was caused when she drove on the wrong side of the road. Three people were injured in the wrong way crash, and the authorities believe that the woman may have been driving without her headlights on, despite the fact that the crash occurred after dark. The apparent drunk driving accident occurred as she was driving the wrong way on Oregon 99 West.
Two young women were killed in a fatal car accident along Oregon's Highway 47. This fatal accident took place in Forest Grove and the two victims were students at Pacific University. A witness account of the fatal car accident who attempted to render aid to them verifies that the young women, ages 18 and 19, were dead upon impact.
Oregon officials are continuing to investigate a serious crash that occurred recently. The auto accident happened near the intersection of Ninth Avenue SE and Geary Street, in Albany. At least two men were injured in the unfortunate event.
The celebration of the recent Thanksgiving holiday was marred by a fatal crash on an Oregon roadway. The auto accident claimed the life of one young woman and led to injury for the other person involved in the incident. Now, local police are investigating to determine exactly what happened in the early morning hours of the holiday.