The speed limits on numerous highways in eastern Oregon will increase this year. The changes are set to take effect on March 1, 2016 and the Oregon Department of Transportation is currently working to install new signs ahead of the change. The speed limit is set to increase to 65 mph in some areas and… Read more.
On Saturday February 20, 2016, Oregon State Police closed Highway 22 northwest of Dallas after a three vehicle collision resulted in one fatality. Witnesses to the accident reported seeing a vehicle cross the center line of the highway, enter into oncoming traffic and collide with a semi-truck. The semi-truck was subsequently rear-ended by another vehicle…. Read more.
On November 15, 2015, a taxi carrying three passengers in Woodburn, Oregon was rear-ended by another vehicle being operated by a drunk driver. The two vehicle collision occurred on Highway 99E near Belle Passi Road. The taxi was traveling south on Highway 99 when it was hit by the drunk driver. One of the taxi… Read more.
On Sunday July 19, 2015, a violent car accident killed two people just east of Albany, OR. The motor vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Spicer Drive and Kennel Road when a northbound Honda Odyssey failed to stop at the intersection and collided with a westbound Honda Pilot. The driver of the Honda Odyssey… Read more.
Adams, Hill & Hess was recently recognized as a top law firm in the Statesman Journal’s “2015 Best of the Mid-Valley” publication. Thank you Salem and the entire Willamette Valley for your support! A complete listing of the “2015 Best of the Mid-Valley” winners can be found here: http://bestof.statesmanjournal.com/2015/home
On Wednesday September 24, 2014, a tragic multi-car collision occurred during a rainy morning commute on Interstate 5. The crash occurred at 7:50 a.m. near the I-5 exit to Portland Road NE in Salem when a northbound 2005 Ford Ranger crashed into the left side of a tanker trailer and then crossed the raised grass… Read more.
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) recently discovered that a road joint, seaming together sections of the flyover ramp connecting northbound Interstate 5 and Highway 217, may be a factor in multiple car accidents. The problem area appears to be on the right side of the left lane, where the joint’s metal teeth are separating… Read more.
On June 10, 2014, a two-vehicle collision occurred on Highway 22W near Doaks Ferry Road west of Salem, leaving one person dead and three others injured. The collision is believed to have occurred when a driver traveling westbound on Highway 22 made a left hand turn across oncoming traffic in an attempt to enter a… Read more.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently announced that Foster Farms has recalled an undetermined amount of chicken products that may be contaminated with a particular strain of Salmonella. The recall includes chicken products sold by retailers under Foster Farms or private label brand names with “use or freeze by”… Read more.
On February 11, 2014, a 26 year old mother and her 9 year old daughter were killed in a two-vehicle collision on Turner Road SE in Salem, OR. The mother and her daughter were passengers in a vehicle which crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic and collided head-on with another vehicle. The driver and… Read more.