Looking Out for Pedestrians

Just in the past week, we have read about at least three pedestrian accidents – two of which involved minors. In the other one, a man in a wheelchair was killed in Hermiston, Oregon. It hit us that because of these accidents, people have lost loved ones during a time family and friends are most […]

Two Children Hit by Car in Forest Grove Crosswalk Accident

Date: December 21, 2009 Location: SW 178th Avenue & Tualatin Valley Highway, Forest Grove, Oregon Names: Cecilio Venegas Three children, ages 10, 13, and 14, were injured after being struck by a car while crossing the street December 21, 2009, according to reports by Salem-News.com and KTVB.com. The accident occurred around 4:50 PM, during dark, […]

Three-Car Crash Kills One, Injures Five in Idanha Oregon

Date: December 19, 2009 Location: Highway 22 east of Idanha, Oregon Names: Robert Lee Randis, Beverly J. Randis, Nicole Bowerman, Karlie Jean Callin, Dorian J. Dolinajec, Jessie E. Alway According to an Oregon State Police press release, a three-car crash on Highway 22 east of Idanha, Oregon, on December 19, 2009, killed a Terrebonne man […]

Dallas Crash Seriously Injures Three

Date: December 19, 2009 Location: Highway 22 near Dallas, Oregon Names: Roy Warner, Catherine Warner, Jerry Dean Weber According to an Oregon State Police press release, a two-car crash seriously injured three people on December 19, 2009, around 2:20 PM on Highway 22, west of Dallas, Oregon. Oregon State Police Sergeant Bob Charpentier said that […]

Two Killed, Others Injured in Crash

Date: December 18, 2009 Location: Highway 26 near Boring, Oregon Names: Anthony “Bruce” Petereit, Ashlee Bradbury, Terry Bradbury, Charles “Chaz” Bradbury, Dawn Nicole Misener A fatal crash on Highway 26 near Boring, Oregon, on December 18, 2009, has claimed a second life, according to The Oregonian. Anthony “Bruce” Petereit, 53, of Boring, was pronounced dead […]

10-Year-Old Boy Hit by Truck in Oregon Pedestrian Accident

Date: December 15, 2009 Location: SW Baker Street & SW Keck Drive, McMinnville, Oregon Names: Austin Delmar Griffiths, Beverly Lynn Smith In a press release, McMinnville Police are reminding drivers and pedestrians to be especially careful during bad weather, after a 10-year-old pedestrian was hit by a truck December 15, 2009, around 5:35 PM at […]

Hit-and-Run Kills One, Injures One

Date: December 15, 2009 Location: I-84, Ontario, Oregon Names: Milton Scot Belton, Miguel Victorio-Alvarez, Francisco Roberto Lecaro The Oregonian reports that on December 15, 2009, around 8 AM, two truck drivers, who had pulled to the side of the road to put on chains, were hit by a commercial truck. The accident, which occurred on […]

Oregon Injury Lawyers Say: Get Unsafe Buses off the Road!

Date: December 8, 2009 This item comes from our “Better Late Than Never” file: The National Transportation Safety Board has called for procedures to remove unsafe buses from U.S. roads. According to the Chicago Tribune, the NTSB wants agencies to identify companies that operate substandard buses, take the buses out of service, and force the […]