Hit-and-Run Driver Turns Herself In After Oregon Injury Accident

Date: December 31, 2009 Location: SE Wilson Avenue & Fifth Street, Bend, Oregon Names: Jayson Barker, Kelsey Colleen Magee After a hit-and-run driver seriously injured a Bend, Oregon, pedestrian on New Year’s Eve, the driver came forward and turned herself in. The victim, Jayson Barker, 20, suffered a brain injury in the crash, and doctors […]

Truck Crashes on U.S. 30, Injures Two

Date: December 28, 2009 Location: U.S. Highway 30, Astoria, Oregon Names: Wesley James Garrett, Frank F. Boncz, Stanley C. Baller, Jr., Jamie Bryan Pellham Icy roads may have contributed to a crash December 28, 2009, on U.S. Highway 30 near Svensen Junction, in Astoria, Oregon, in which two people were injured. According to The Daily […]

Portland Hit and Run Lawyers: Providence Bus Driver Arrested

Date: December 28, 2009 Location: SE 76th & Stark St., Portland, Oregon Names: Dobrivoje Ivkovic A bus driver for senior citizens attending Providence ElderPlace in Portland, Oregon, was arrested December 28, 2009, for drunk driving, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of an accident after he crashed his empty bus at SE 76th and Stark […]

Four-Car Crash Kills Woman, Injures Four

Date: December 26, 2009 Location: Highway 42, east of Remote, Oregon Names: Sigrid Wilma Wheeler, Sarah Helen Beck, Amber Nicole Olson, Ronald Eugene Beck, Robert D. Beck, Brett Dean Bishop According to the Oregon State Police Report, a four-car crash on Highway 42 in Coos County, Oregon, east of the town of Remote, killed a […]

Christmas Eve Car Crash Injures Nine People

Date: December 24, 2009 Location: Highway 20, between Corvallis and Albany, Oregon Names: Sudhakar Thakillapati, Trashana Hanumantha Rao, Silvamari Thakillapati, Sushma Thakillapati, Bindu Lumen, Stevie Simpson, Andrea L. Logan, Andrew Scott Tokstad Oregon State Police are looking for witnesses to a three-car highway crash caused by a wrong-way driver, in which nine people were injured. […]

Crash Kills Salem Man in Truck Collision

Date: December 24, 2009 Location: Highway 22 west of Santiam Pass, Oregon Names: Robert W. Fickel, Michael C. Provost, Ann Guyson A Salem man was killed and a Sunriver woman was injured in a head-on car-truck crash December 24, 2009, around 10:30 AM, on Highway 22 west of Santiam Pass, in Oregon. Robert W. Fickel, […]

Rollover Kills Man from Remote, Oregon

Date: December 24, 2009 Location: Highway 42, near Remote, Oregon Names: Kenneth Michael Rasmussen Kenneth Michael Rasmussen, 48, of Bakersfield, California, died December 24, 2009, in a single-vehicle truck crash on an icy bridge near the small town of Remote, Oregon, east of Myrtle Point in Coos County. KPIC-TV reports that the crash occurred on […]

Judge’s Decision in Bike-Car Collision is Reprehensible

Date: December 21, 2009 BikePortland.org recently brought to our attention a court decision we find reprehensible. We believe that everyone – drivers, bikers, and walkers – share responsibility on the roads. But when a judge rules in favor of an absent-minded and reckless driver with the advantage of 2,000 pounds of machine behind her, when […]