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, […]

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

Portland Traffic Captain, Wife, Critically Injured in Crash

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Memorial Held for Teacher Killed in Hit-and-Run Bicycle Collision

Date: September 15, 2009 Location: St. Johns Road and NE 41st St., Vancouver Names: Gordon Patterson, Antonio Eugene Cellestine A memorial was held Wednesday, September 23, at Hudson’s Bay High School in Vancouver, Washington, for a popular teacher who was killed in a hit-and-run. The tragic accident took place at 4 PM on September 15, […]

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 […]