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Motorcycle Crash Kills Eagle Point Man

Date: September 25, 2009 Location: U.S. 199, north of Grants Pass Names: Harrel Eugene Neal An Eagle Point motorcyclist died about 2:20 PM on September 25, 2009, after his motorcycle swerved onto the shoulder of U.S. 199 near Grants Pass, hitting a guardrail. Harrel Eugene Neal, 51, was thrown off his 2005 Honda motorcycle, Oregon… read more


Girl Traumatized after Being Dragged by Bus

Date: September 24, 2009 Location: Sherwood, Oregon Names: Withheld A 5-year-old Sherwood, Oregon, girl who was dragged about 30 feet by a school bus has returned to her kindergarten class at J. Clyde Hopkins Elementary School, but her father says she will be haunted by the experience for the rest of her life. The child,… read more


Speed Reportedly a Factor in Motorcyclist’s Death

Date: September 24, 2009 Location: NE 148th Avenue near Glisan Street, Portland Name: Curtis Rhodes OregonLive.com reported that Curtis Rhodes, 42, of Portland, died September 24, 2009, after a single-vehicle crash in Northeast Portland. The accident occurred around 11 AM when Rhodes lost control of his motorcycle. No one else was injured.


Portland Traffic Captain, Wife, Critically Injured in Crash

09/24/09

Date: September 21, 2009 Names: Eric Hendricks, Nadine “Nikki” Hendricks, Jeffrey Lidgett, Justin Aldrich Location: Highway 30 near Rainier (Photo: Oregon State Police) (Photo: OregonLive.com) The Portland Police Bureau is reeling after a three-car crash Monday, September 21, 2009, left Traffic Division Captain Eric Hendricks, 54, and his wife, Nadine (“Nikki”), 52, in critical condition…. read more


Man Arrested for Drunk Driving Had Record

Date: September 21, 2009 Location: 26745 SW Farmington Road, Hillsboro, Oregon Names: Andrew Johnston According to OregonLive.com, 25-year-old Andrew Johnston, of Forest Grove, was arrested September 21, 2009, for driving while drunk in an accident in which, fortunately, nobody was seriously injured. But it wasn’t the first time he had been charged. Johnston had at… read more


Canadian Bicyclist Killed after Falling into Traffic

Date: September 20, 2009 Location: U.S. Highway 101 near Northeast 10th Street, Lincoln City, Oregon Names: Kit Yang Charlene Pun, Doral E. Bray Type: Bicycle-Car Accident A Calgary, Alberta, woman was killed around 6 PM, September 20, 2009, when she fell off her bicycle on Highway 101 in Lincoln City and was struck by a… read more


Riders Identified in Multi-Vehicle Motorcycle Crash

Date: September 18, 2009 Location: I-5, milepost 282, south of Wilsonville Names: Herbert Sinclair, David Bowyer, Juan Ramon Mata, Christian J. Gankema, Gary Pawson Oregon State Police have identified three more victims in a multi-vehicle motorcycle crash. Previously identified were two riders who were critically injured, Herbert Sinclair, 48, of Heyburn, Idaho, and David Bowyer,… read more



Driver Who Backed Into Cyclist Charged with Assault

Date: August 31, 2009 Location: NE 122nd Avenue and Glisan Street, Portland Names: Michael F. Luther, Wayne Conrad Thompson According to the car accident article, a cyclist is recovering and a man is charged with assault after backing into him in a collision in Northeast Portland on Monday, August 31. Reports said the driver, Wayne… read more


Morning Crash Closes U.S. 30 Temporarily

08/26/09

Date: August 25, 2009 Location: U.S. 30, near Portland Names: Joseph McMahon, Elliott Schwartzkopf The Oregonian reports there was an SUV accident that occurred this morning, August 25, 25 miles outside of Portland on U.S. 30. The accident happened at approximately 5:45 AM, when Joseph McMahon crossed the center line of U.S. 30, near milepost… read more