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Category: Drunk Driving and DUI

3 DUI Deaths Over the Labor Day Weekend

According to the Oregon State Police troopers on Tuesday, three people died during the 2011 Labor Day weekend. Historically, at least since 1970 when they began keeping track, the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) has found that an average of 7 people die in drunk driving related accident son this weekend… read more

Crash Caused by Drunk Driver Leads to Injuries

Date: July 9, 2011 Location: SW Farmington Road, Farmington Name: Christian Garcia-Vazquez A Washington County man faces charges of drunk driving and assault after a Saturday morning crash that sent one of his passengers to the hospital. According to Sergeant Bob Ray from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived on the scene of a… read more

Drunk Driver Involved in Hit-and-Run Crash in Springfield

Date: May 29, 2011 Location: Beltline Highway over Interstate 5, Springfield Names: Melissa J. White Oregon State Police are investigating an early morning traffic crash in which the driver of an involved vehicle fled the accident scene and was later captured with the assistance of law enforcement officials. At about 2:35am Oregon State Police and… read more

Seat Belts Save Lives Over Memorial Day Weekend

KUIK in Portland reports that Oregon State Police (OSP) will be targeting motor vehicle occupants not wearing their seat belts, particularly child passengers, during the Memorial Day holiday weekend this year to coincide with the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign. Along with other law enforcement agencies in the state and across the nation, the… read more

Drunk Driver Causes Three-Vehicle Crash

Date: May 23, 2011 Location: Southeast Tualatin Valley Hwy near Southeast River Rd Name: Claus Lendgren The Hillsboro police reported that an impaired driver caused a three-vehicle car crash. Shortly before 10pm, Claus Lendgren , age 31 of Hillsboro, was driving his 1999 Ford Ranger east on SE Tualatin Valley Hwy near SE River Road…. read more

Drunk Driving Suspected in NE Portland Fatal Accident

Date: February 7, 2011 Location: Northeast Cully Blvd & Hwy 30, Northeast Portland Names: Tessa Conradi, Jesse Ream, Shorona Rowland, Charlotte Mose A woman was killed and two others were injured when her vehicle was struck by a suspected drunk driver. Portland’s Major Crash Team is investigating the collision. OregonLive.com reported that a KIA Sportage… read more