Kids With ADHD More At Risk When Crossing the Street

Kids With ADHD More At Risk When Crossing the Street

A research study at the University of Alabama (Birmingham) was performed to evaluate the ability of ADHD kids to safely cross the street. The results indicated these kids are at a higher risk of being injured in a pedestrian accident than those without the disorder. Because ADHD kids are easily distracted and more compulsive than […]

Naked Driver Kills Pedestrian in Washington County, OR

Date: June 26, 2011 Location: NW Linmere Drive, Oak Hills, Washington County Names: Cynthia Barton Rabe, Corey Scott Jensen An Oregon hit-and-run accident last Sunday morning has claimed the life of 47-year-old author Cynthia Barton Rabe, who was struck by a car as she walked along NW Linmere Drive in the Oak Hills area of […]

Downtown Portland Pedestrian Crash Injures Two Men

Date: May 26, 2011 Location: Intersection of SW Fifth Ave and SW Alder St, Portland Names: Lucas Stockburger, Pierre Thompson A Portland man and his visiting friend from Alaska were struck by a pickup truck in downtown Portland. At about 9pm at the intersection of Southwest Fifth Avenue and Southwest Alder St., Lucas Stockburger, age […]

“Superman” Demonstrates Hope for Hit-and-Run Victims

Rob Summers is an example of inspiration and hope to all hit-and-run victims who have found themselves inflicted with a tragic and debilitating injury. Rob was a Portland Oregon baseball star. His life was on track towards success in an exciting career until the day his dreams were shattered by an anonymous driver. The driver […]

Woman Critically Injured in Accident with 15-Year-Old Driver

OregonLive.com reports that the investigation into a pedestrian accident on Monday afternoon on Oregon 211 close to Sandy that left a woman in critical condition is ongoing. According to the article, the 19-year-old Stevie Rae Urwin was walking a leashed dog on the northbound shoulder of Oregon 211, close to Southwest Bornstedt Road at about […]

NHTSA Helps Prevent Back-Over Pedestrian Accidents

It’s terrible to imagine that each year in the United States, almost 300 individuals are killed and 18,000 more suffer injury due to another person (usually a parent, grandparent, or caregiver) backing over them with a vehicle. In December 2010, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the proposal of a new safety regulation to aid […]

Highway 99E Pedestrian Accident Results in Fatality

Date: April 16, 2011 Location: Highway 99E South of Woodburn Name: Susan Elizabeth Dorhman Larson, Robert Moore Susan Elizabeth Dorhman Larson, age 56 of Woodburn, was struck and killed by a 2005 Dodge Neon driven by Robert Moore, also age 56 of Woodburn. According to Oregon State Police news releases, at about 8:25pm on April […]

Man Killed in Portland Pedestrian Accident

Date: March 26, 2011 Location: Southeast 82nd Ave and Mill St, Portland Names: Yeung Ma, Luan Le Portland police are seeking the public’s help in piecing together what happened to a man who was killed by a car while he walked on a sidewalk. At about 11:10am on Saturday, March 26, 2011 police rushed to […]