Fatal Truck Accident on Highway 97 Caused by Icy Roadway

Date: December 10, 2010 Location: Highway 97 South of Biggs Junction Names: Martin Damon Hundley, Andrew T. Collingwood According to Oregon State Police news releases, at about 5:30am on the morning of December 10, 2010 a 2008 Toyota Tacoma pickup driven by Martin Damon Hundley, age 50 from The Dalles, was headed south on Highway […]

OSP Trooper Struck By Vehicle, Suffers Minor Injuries

Date: January 1, 2011 Location: Interstate 5 near Milepost 49 near Grants Pass Names: Cathy Foster, Eric Tholberg, Josh Quick An Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper received minor injuries when he was struck by an out-of-control vehicle while investigating a traffic crash about six miles south of Grants Pass. The trooper was treated and released […]

Two Recent OSP Car Crashes Caused by Black Ice

Date: December 30, 2010 Location: Highway 22 West of Salem & Highway 26 near the Timber Junction Names: Ray Henschel, Krystal Duff, Garland Oriet, Ingeborg Hoelzer Black Ice on roadways caused numerous crashes recently. What is black ice? And what causes it? Black ice is a thin layer of transparent glazed ice over a roadway […]

Head-On Car Crash on Highway 97 Kills One, Injures Three

Date: December 30, 2010 Location: Highway 97 North of Bend Names: Derek Lybbert-Arizmendez, John Siemens, Angelica Mendoza, Javion Pineda According to an Oregon State Police news release, at about 12:23pm on December 30, 2010 a red 2000 Mercury Cougar driven by Derek Lybbert-Arizmendez, age 19 of Madras was headed south on Highway 97 near milepost […]