Drunk Driving Car Accident on Broadway Bridge Kills One

Date: December 29, 2010 Location: Portland, OR Names: Ashley Dettra, Andres Guillermo Escobedo Ashley Dettra, age 20 of Hillsboro, was ejected from the SUV she was riding in on the morning of December 26, 2010 and died at the scene.  She was engaged to the driver of the vehicle at the time of her death, […]

Statistics Released for New Year’s Holiday DUII Arrests in Oregon

Date: January 1, 2011 Location: State of Oregon Statistics Names: Hadley Anne Alger, Collin Runnels, Anne Pendleton Note: The reported fatality statistic may change if other information is received later by Oregon law enforcement agencies. This year’s 78-hour New Year’s Holiday reporting period began at 6:00pm December 30 and ended at 11:59pm January 2, 2011 […]

Drunk Driver Causes Rollover Crash

Date: August 12, 2010 Location: I-205 near West Linn, Oregon Names: Ryan J. Porter, [Unknown] A 22-year-old man was cited for drunk driving and other charges after a single-car rollover crash that injured him and his female passenger, according to an OSP press release. On August 12, 2010, around 1:55 AM, a car driven by […]

Drunk Driver Cited After Crash

Date: July 11, 2010 Location: Highway 97 near Moro, Oregon Names: Cesar Perez Fausto, Alvaro Lamprea, Jorge Angel-Moliner, Bioleta Angel-Moliner, Aylin Perez, Scott Ekman, Timothy Roth A drunk driver was cited and released after rear-ending a car and causing life-threatening injuries to a pedestrian on July 11, 2010, around 2:20 AM, on Highway 97 near […]

Drunk Driving, Hit-and-Run: A Double Outrage

Date: July 22, 2010 As Oregon personal injury attorneys, we work hard for justice. So we were glad, recently, to see justice in action, when a Clackamas County court put a drunk, hit-and-run driver behind bars. It won’t bring back his victim, but it will give him plenty of time to think – and we […]

Drunk Driver Sentenced to Three Years in Fatal Crash

Date: June 25, 2010 Christopher John Rice, 27, of Vancouver, Washington, was sentenced to 3-1/2 years in prison on June 25, 2010, for the 2009 fatal car crash that killed his 25-year-old girlfriend. According to a Portland Police Bureau press release, on December 28, 2009, around 2:45 AM, a car driven by Rice hit a […]

Drunk Driver Charged in Two-Car Crash

Date: June 18, 2010 Location: Highway 219 near St. Paul, Oregon Names: Micheal R. Macaulay, Curtis Paul Terry A drunk driver turned into the path of another car on Highway 219 near St. Paul, Oregon, and the resulting crash injured both drivers, according to an OSP news release. Around 4 PM on June 18, 2010, […]

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 […]