We created this BLOG page to teach Oregon people on their legal rights and responsibilities. The most important thing injured people can do after the accident is to get better, follow doctors' advice and educate themselves on the legal process of Oregon personal injury claims. In this blog, you can find information on wrongful death claims, pedestrian accident claims, car, and other automobile claims.
On June 15, Henry Rittenhouse, 36, was found in the middle of South 6th Street in Klamath County at 3:47 am, dead at the scene.
On June 18 another needless tragedy happened in Klamath Falls. Mazda, driven by Zahara Gonzales, 38, was going west on Highway 140E and entered an active construction zone. She hit Daniel Wessel, who was just 45 years old, working as a road construction flagger from Rocky Mountain Construction. Mr. Wessel had fatal injuries and died at the crash scene.
On May 15 log truck accident killed a North Bend man on Highway 38 near Elkton. The preliminary investigation determined that a fully loaded log truck operated by John Dickens, 63, was going eastbound on Highway 38. Dickens stopped at a wide spot on the highway and got out of the log truck. The log truck began to roll and hit the man while he was outside it, killing him. OSP is investigating why the log truck rolled while there was no driver inside.
Two people died and one person was hurt in a car accident May 25 near 42nd Street and E Street in Springfield Oregon in the early morning hours. The fatal accident occurred at around midnight.
Riding a bicycle has many recreational and health benefits, but there are serious risks to the activity. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) performs a yearly review of ‘pedacyclist’ deaths, which provides us with information about understanding the risks of bicycling and protecting against such dangers. The latest data from NHTSA is from 2016 and was released in May 2018.
On Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at 5:38 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of pedestrians struck by a driver in the area of 800 block of Southeast 122nd Avenue. Officers learned that a young child and an adult were crossing the street when they were struck by a van. Police officers discovered that an adult and a young child were crossing a street when a van struck them. Emergency personnel arrived at the scene and gave aid to both injured. Both sustained life-threatening injuries and were taken to a local hospital by ambulance. Emergency medical personnel arrived on the scene and rendered aid to the injured persons. Both victims are believed to have sustained critical-life-threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital by ambulance. The driver of the van remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. The driver was not injured during the crash.
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