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 passengers, and a resident of Woodburn, was pronounced dead at the scene. The drunk driver was booked on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving, recklessly endangering another person and second-degree manslaughter.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a collision caused by a drunk driver it is vital that you contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible for assistance in navigating the complex and confusing times that follow such a collision. The attorneys at Adams, Hill & Hess have vast experience protecting, and advocating for, victims of such catastrophic collisions and we encourage you to contact us so that we can begin to help.
This story originally appeared in the Statesman Journal and can be found here: