October means a 15-20% increase in accidents on the roads. With the weather conditions changing, the first few rainy days make the roads extra slippery. Oil on the road and falling leaves are important to watch out for. Make sure to drive carefully to avoid accidents in these wet conditions.
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 […]
Date: September 30, 2009 “Expect rain, overcast skies through the weekend,” reads the headline of a September 30, 2009, article in The Oregonian. Locals may be so used to similar weather predictions that the standard reaction might be, “More rain? What else is new?” But a late-September downpour demonstrated that rain can cause serious traffic […]