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 and a passenger in the Honda Pilot were both pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Honda Pilot was taken to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, OR.
Power lines knocked down in the collision started a grass fire in a ditch at the corner of the intersection. The Albany Fire Department was quick to respond and was able to extinguish the fire before it spread. Also responding to the emergency were the Linn County Major Accident Investigation Team, the Oregon State Police and the Albany Police Department. Spicer Drive remained closed for a portion of the afternoon and the collision remains under investigation.
Local residents have reported that this is a dangerous intersection which has produced several other collisions in the past. This accident was an extremely tragic event that has most certainly devastated the family and friends of those who were involved. If you, or a loved one, have been involved in such a catastrophic event it is very important that you consult with a lawyer who can protect you and your rights. The attorneys at Adams, Hill & Hess are dedicated to protecting injured people and their families through devastating situations such as this unfortunate auto accident.
This story originally appeared in the Albany Democrat Herald and can be found here: