Brooks Oregon Man Seriously Injured in Crash with Truck

Date: October 2, 2009 Location: Highway 99E, Brooks, Oregon Names: Abimeal Jaime, Dvane H. Wood According to The Oregonian, Abimeal Jaime, 27, of Keizer, Oregon, was seriously injured in a collision with a truck driven by Dvane H. Wood, 45, of Damascus, Oregon. The accident occurred October 2, 2009, around 3:30 AM.

Motorcycle-Truck Crash Seriously Injures Alaska Man

Date: October 6, 2009 Location: S Partlow Road & S Central Point Road, Oregon City, Oregon Names: Michael Lawrence Michael Lawrence, 38, of Anchor Point, Alaska, was seriously injured October 6, 2009, when his motorcycle hit a truck in Oregon City, Oregon, according to The Oregonian. The collision occurred around 9 PM as Lawrence rode […]

Grandmother, Baby Grandson Killed in Rollover

Date: September 27, 2009 Location: I-84 near Baker City, Oregon Names: Juana Lopez-Lopez, Jonathan Mendoza-Lopez, Raul Mendoza-Lopez, Mireya Lopez, Hahir Emmanuel Mendoza-Lopez A family vacation turned tragic September 27, 2009, when a car containing five family members swerved off the road and rolled down an embankment, killing a 60-year-old grandmother and a 4-month-old infant. Dead […]

Phantom Vehicle Sought in Fatal Rollover

Date: September 29, 2009 Location: Highway 26 and SW Dover Lane, Madras Names: Richard Wayne Breese, Ronald Dale Calkins, Carol Calkins, Dottie Breese (Photo: Oregon State Police) The Oregon State Police have issued a press release requesting the public’s help in finding a “phantom” vehicle that played a role in an accident near Madras. A […]

COPS Crew Seriously Injured in Portland

Date: September 29, 2009 Location: SE 136th Avenue and Stark Street, Portland Names: Jeffrey Ruppel, Robert King Alcohol may have been a factor in a head-on collision that seriously injured a member of the film crew for the reality television show COPS, which was filming in Portland. On September 29, 2009, at about 9 PM, […]

Rainy Weather Driving Tips

Date: September 30, 2009 “Expect rain, overcast skies through the weekend,” reads the headline of a September 30, 2009, article in The Oregonian. Locals may be so used to similar weather predictions that the standard reaction might be, “More rain? What else is new?” But a late-September downpour demonstrated that rain can cause serious traffic […]

Family Members Sought after Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Date: September 25, 2009 Location: U.S. Highway 20 east of Bend Names: Michael William Cleary In a press release, the Oregon State Police have requested the public’s help in locating the family of Michael William Cleary, a 61-year-old motorcyclist who was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Bend. The accident occurred around 12:30 AM, September […]

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 […]