Portland Personal Injury Blog

Two Recent OSP Car Crashes Caused by Black Ice

Date: December 30, 2010 Location: Highway 22 West of Salem & Highway 26 near the Timber Junction Names: Ray Henschel, Krystal Duff, Garland Oriet, Ingeborg Hoelzer Black Ice on roadways caused numerous crashes recently. What is black ice? And what causes it? Black ice is a thin layer of transparent glazed ice over a roadway […]

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Head-On Car Crash on Highway 97 Kills One, Injures Three

Date: December 30, 2010 Location: Highway 97 North of Bend Names: Derek Lybbert-Arizmendez, John Siemens, Angelica Mendoza, Javion Pineda According to an Oregon State Police news release, at about 12:23pm on December 30, 2010 a red 2000 Mercury Cougar driven by Derek Lybbert-Arizmendez, age 19 of Madras was headed south on Highway 97 near milepost […]

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Highway 97 Two Car Collision Caused by Drunk Driver

Date: January 12, 2011 Location: Highway 97 near Redmond Names: Deneice Tibbets, Stephanie Baldwin A Prineville woman was arrested for DUII following a two car collision on Highway 97 near Redmond. According to a news release from Oregon State Police, Deneice Tibbets, age 25 of Prineville, was driving a 2006 Dodge Stratus south on Highway […]

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Oregon Hit-and-Run Victim Obtains $100,000 Settlement

Portland personal injury attorney Sean DuBois of Shulman DuBois LLC helped a young man obtain a favorable settlement of $100,000 in November 2010 for a hit-and-run accident that left him with a torn medial meniscus in his right knee that required an arthroscopic meniscectomy. The man’s settlement represents the maximum amount possible that could have […]

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Pregnant Woman Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver

Date: January 6, 2011 Location: Southwest Fourth Avenue & Alder St, Portland Names: Wondimagagn “Wondi” Ali A hit-and-run driver struck a pregnant woman and knocked her to the ground in a crosswalk at Southwest Fourth Avenue and Alder Street. Portland Police were called to the scene after reports were called in that a black SUV […]

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Fatal Car Collision on Highway 18

Date: December 29, 2010 Location: McMinnville, OR Names:Hye Kyung Kang, Erica Nada, Kevin G. Caulfield, Edward C. Rosera According to an Oregon State Police news release: At approximately 3:35am on December 29 a 2005 Hyundai driven by Erica Nada, age 49 of Beaverton, was heading west on Highway 18 near milepost 49 when it crossed […]

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Two Injured in Willamette Valley Truck Accident

Date: January 5, 2011 Location: Highway 36 West of Cheshire Names: Mark Crawford, Curtis Fisher, Alan Crawford Two vehicles collided in the predawn hours when a pickup truck ran a stop sign and was hit by a commercial truck along Highway 36 in Willamette Valley. Oregon State Police troopers reported that Mark Crawford, age 59 […]

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