Portland Personal Injury Blog

Driver Blacks Out, Causing Five-Car Crash

Date: October 6, 2009 Location: NW Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, Oregon Names: [Unknown] (Photo: The Hillsboro Argus) A terrifying scene unfolded around 2:45 PM on October 6, 2009, in Hillsboro, Oregon, when a 50-year-old driver slumped over the wheel, unconscious, while driving his car on NW Cornelius Pass Road near Evergreen Parkway.

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Man Beaten and Robbed, Before Dying in Gresham Rollover Crash

Date: October 14, 2009 Location: SE 257th Avenue & Stark Street, Gresham, Oregon Names: Danial Eugene Rupp The last night of Danial Eugene Rupp’s short life consisted of disaster piling onto disaster. The horrifying story started in the early morning hours of October 14, 2009, when Rupp was attacked and robbed as he left the […]

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Cannon Beach Crash Kills 1, Injures 4

Date: October 14, 2009 Location: Highway 101 near Arch Cape tunnel, Cannon Beach, Oregon Names: Charles E. Nilson, Carol Nilson, Debra Nilson, Tom Watson, Sydnee Watson A two-car, head-on crash on Highway 101 near the Arch Cape Tunnel, in Cannon Beach, Oregon, killed Charles E. Nilson, 83, and seriously injured his wife, Carol, 79, and […]

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Crash Kills Woman, 91, Injures Policeman

Date: October 12, 2009 Location: Highway 58 & Crestview Street, Oakridge, Oregon Names: Virginia Spalinger, Daniel Miller (Photo: KVAL.com) The Oakridge, Oregon, community was stunned and grieving after a shocking car crash on October 12, 2009, killed a 91-year-old grandmother and seriously injured a young police officer. The head-on collision at the only stoplight in […]

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Hit-and-Run Driver Turns Himself In After a Portland Car Accident

Date: October 18, 2009 Location: NE 33rd Avenue & Shaver Street, Portland, Oregon Names: Jared Sletager, Quandrell Dumas After a shocking hit-and-run crash early October 18, 2009, left a Seattle, Washington, man in critical condition, the driver who fled the scene gave himself up to police. Quandrell Dumas, 23, of Portland, Oregon, turned himself in […]

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Prineville Rollover Truck Crash Seriously Injures Passenger

Date: October 10, 2009 Location: Mill Creek Road & Hwy. 26E, Prineville, Oregon Names: Donald Ray Carter Police say alcohol and speed were factors in an October 10, 2009, single-vehicle rollover crash that threw a passenger, Donald Ray Carter, 24, of Prineville, Oregon, from a truck, seriously injuring him. A male juvenile from Prineville, Oregon, […]

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Drowsiness May Have Led to Death in Grants Pass

Date: September 27, 2009 Location: Old Highway 199, south of Grants Pass, Oregon Names: Avi Livingstone, Hana Goodkind, Ilan Goodheart, Tosh M. Mason (Photo: Courtesy Oregon State Police) Driving drowsy may have been a factor in a single-car crash that killed a California mother and injured her two children and another passenger, according to the […]

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