Portland Personal Injury Blog

CPSC Firework Injury Warning for Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, several Oregon residents have already begun celebrating with fireworks and other devices. While a patriotic spirit is to be encouraged, far too many citizens overlook safety when utilizing these potentially dangerous objects. A new study by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reveals that fireworks-related […]

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Salem Man Jailed After Fatal 2-Car Crash

Date: June 6, 2010 Location: Highway 223 near Dallas, Oregon Names: Lisa Koloen, Brock Britt Brock Britt, a 24-year-old Salem, Oregon man, is being held at Polk County Jail on multiple charges, including manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, after a drunk-driving crash that killed a woman, according to an OSP press release. The two-car, head-on […]

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Police Seek Hit-and-Run Driver in Fatal Crash

Date: June 2, 2010 Location: I-5 near Ashland, Oregon Names: Teryl Collins Police are trying to find a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a pedestrian June 2, 2010, on I-5 near Ashland, Oregon, according to an OSP press release. The victim was identified as Teryl Collins, 51, of Ashland. It is not known why […]

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Two-Car Crash Kills One, Injures Three

Date: June 3, 2010 Location: SR 99W near Monmouth, Oregon Names: Jack Mitchell, Nancy Mitchell, Amanda Parsons, Tyler Funk A Newport man died and three other people were injured in a head-on crash June 3, 2010, on State Route 99W near Monmouth, Oregon, according to an OSP press release. Around 7:30 PM, a car driven […]

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