Accident North of Grants Pass Kills Boy, Injures Two Others

Date: June 24, 2011 Location: Milepost 70, Interstate 5, 12 miles north of Grants Pass A 9-year-old boy was killed and two other children injured, one seriously, in a three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Interstate 5. The accident happened around 4:45 in the afternoon, near milepost 70, about 12 miles north of Grants Pass, when […]

43-Year-Old Man Killed in Single Vehicle Crash Identified

Date: June 21, 2011 Location: Highway 26, near milepost 91, west of Warm Springs Name: William Todd Lea Oregon State Police confirmed on Wednesday that the 43-year-old man killed in a single vehicle crash on Tuesday afternoon was William Todd Lea, of the Eugene area. OSP Sergeant Keith Taylor said that state troopers were called […]

Woman Killed in Single-Vehicle Accident in Grants Pass Area

Date: June 19, 2011 Location: Riverbanks Road near Marcy Loop Road, south of Grants Pass Name: Leslie Irwin Oregon State Police named the 42-year-old woman killed in a single vehicle crash last Sunday as Leslie Irwin, from the Grants Pass area. Police had waited to release the name until Monday, pending notification of relatives. OSP […]

Wife of Former Astoria City Councilman Succumbs to Injuries

Date: June 14, 2011 Location: Highway 105, near 5th Street, Astoria Names: Anna Morden, Donald Morden, Kenneth Ness Oregon State Police are continuing to investigate an Oregon log truck accident which claimed the life of 83-year-old Anna Morden, the wife of a former Astoria City council member, last Tuesday afternoon. A vehicle alleged to have […]

Are Your Children Protected from Tip-Over Accidents?

The Consumer Product Safety Commission continues its campaign to increase public awareness of child safety and accident prevention caused by furniture falling over. It isn’t hard to understand why when you consider that 200 children have lost their lives in tip-over incidents in the last 10 years and 1000’s more have required hospital treatment for […]

Reckless Driver Sought after Injuring Councilman and Wife

Accident investigators are searching for a driver whose reckless actions may have been a factor in a serious car accident that injured former Astoria city councilman Donald Morden and Anna Morden, his wife. According to Oregon State Police (OSP), the Oregon car crash occurred on Highway 105, which is also referred to as the business […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15

June 15, 2011, has been designated World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), and it is the sixth year of the event, which was launched by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The purpose of the day is to give communities across the globe […]

7-Year-Old Girl Recovers From Serious Accident Near Coos Bay

Date: April 1, 2011 Location: Public beach adjacent to Coos Bay Name: Kya Blake A seven-year-old girl has made a miraculous recovery from a potentially fatal accident during a family day out on the beach. It was nearly 3 p.m. in the afternoon, and Kya Blake, of Raymond, OR, and two friends were kneeling on […]