On Tuesday July 10, 2012 at 7:48 pm, 47-year-old highway worker Gregory A. Priest of Salem was struck and killed by a drunk driver. Priest was on foot, placing construction warning signs on South New Era Road near South Haines Road, north of Canby when he was run down by 40-year-old Bruce Dancer, of Aurora….

Semi-Truck driver, 49-year-old Kenneth Eugene Burgess was arrested this morning on charges of DUII, Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree (two counts), and Reckless Driving.  Earlier this morning, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a tractor-trailer driving the wrong way on I-84. Initial reports started coming in to 9-1-1 from East of Wood…

Who is responsible for the death of the 11-year-old girl who fell out of the window of a bus full of teenage partygoers last Saturday? Is it the driver of the bus who was not licensed to drive more than 16 people on the bus? Is it the owner of the company who employed the…

According to preliminary government data released on Monday, national automobile related deaths declined again last year, reaching an all-time low when compared to miles driven since such record- keeping began in 1921. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s early estimate of 2011 traffic fatalities indicated that there were 32,310 deaths in motor vehicle crashes last…