Two of the vehicles occupants, GARRETT ZIMMER, 22, of Hermiston, and MARRI D. YOUNG-WELLBAUM, 26, of Eagle Point, were ejected from the pickup and deceased at the scene. A third occupant, GUAGE L. GRAY,22, of Klamath Falls, was transported to Sky Lakes Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Speed, alcohol and icy road conditions are being investigated as contributing factors in the crash. None of the occupants in the vehicle were wearing safety restraints.
On September 17, 2014 at approximately 8:19 p.m., Oregon State Police (OSP) and Tillamook Police Department (TPD) were notified that a vehicle drove down the boat ramp into the Trask River at Carnahan Park. Tillamook Fire District personnel were at the park training when the incident occurred and helped the driver to shore from his submerged 2000 Nissan Maxima.
Oregon State Police report that a White City man is facing a DUII charge following Monday evening’s injury crossover traffic crash on Interstate 5 in the Medford area.
On July 28, 2014 at approximately 8:17 p.m., a Chevrolet Tahoe driven by ROBERT PILAND, age 45, from White City, was northbound on Interstate 5 near milepost 30 when it traveled over the center median into the southbound lanes. The driver of a southbound commercial truck attempted to stop but couldn’t avoid the Tahoe before both were involved in a head-on collision.
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation after finding several pounds of marijuana at the scene of Friday morning’s injury traffic crash on Interstate 5 south of Eugene.
On May 30, 2014 at approximately 4:50 a.m., OSP troopers, local fire personnel and ODOT responded to a scene of an injury traffic crash involving a sport utility vehicle and commercial truck blocking the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near milepost 190. Upon arrival they found a Jeep Cherokee on its top and marijuana spilled onto the roadway and inside the overturned Jeep.
An OSP trooper spotted the car, a 2010 Chevrolet Aveo four-door, southbound near milepost 235 and witnessed continued poor, erratic driving. The trooper tried to stop the car but the driver failed to yield, speeding up to near 90 mph for about two miles before slowing and yielding at approximately 4:37 p.m. near milepost 231
On March 27, 2014 at approximately 3:17 a.m., OSP, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, local fire and medical personnel, and ODOT were dispatched to a reported traffic crash involving a wrong way driver in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near milepost 24. Investigation indicated a silver 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan driven by SCOTT was driving northbound in the right hand southbound lane of Interstate 5 when it collided head-on with a southbound 2006 Honda Civic driven by KAREN LEE GREENSTEIN, age 58, from Ashland.
In 2012, the Tillamook Work Site sworn staff arrested 43 DUII drivers. In 2013, troopers reported 84 DUII arrests, a 95 percent increase. Two troopers assigned to this office, Trooper John King and Trooper Aaron Butcher, ranked 1st and 2nd for DUII arrests made by all law enforcement in Tillamook County.
Driver Cited Following Injury Crash – Highway 219 north of Woodburn According to the Oregon State […]
From Portland Tribune Oregon State Police arrested a Milwaukie-area man after his pickup seriously injured […]