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Collision on Hwy 101 north of Gold Beach leads to serious injuries – UPDATED

Approximate location of collision. Another collision on Highway 101, this time involving two people who were riding about 11 miles north of Gold Beach. According to the Oregon State Police (OSP) at about 12:55 pm yesterday, a PT Cruiser driven by a 61-year-old man was southbound on 101 traveling over Ophir Dike when it “struck … Read more


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76-year old racer Clark Henry seriously injured in Beaverton collision – Updated

Clark Henry at the 2010 OBRA Awards Banquet.(Photo © J. Maus) 76-year old Clark Henry, a member of the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association and the oldest active racer in the state, was hit and seriously injured while bicycling in a bike lane in Beaverton this morning at around 8:00 am. According to the Beaverton Police … Read more


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Fatality on Highway 101 when logging truck, bike collide – Updated

Photo from the scene.(Photo: Oregon State Police) Just before noon today, 81 year old Dale Beacock of Vancouver, Washington died while bicycling on Highway 101 north of Garibaldi. Beacock collided with a logging truck. According to the Oregon State Police, the crash happened around 11:50 am. A truck pulling a loaded log trailer struck Beacock … Read more


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Man dies in bike/truck crash on West Union near North Plains – Updated

(Photo: Wash. Co. Sheriff) A crash between a someone operating a pick-up truck and three people riding bikes on a rural road in Washington County resulted in life-threatening injuries. The crash happened at about 9:00 pm on Wednesday night. According to news reports, the collision took place on NW West Union Road about 1/2 mile … Read more


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Guest Article: Karl Moritz tells his story; from crash to recovery

Publisher’s note: Back in July 2010, southeast Portland resident Karl Moritz suffered a harrowing crash while riding through Ladd’s Addition. It remains unclear what happened in the seconds before Karl collided head-on with a car traveling in the opposition direction; but what is clear is that the crash changed his life forever. Karl sustained many … Read more


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Beaverton fatality follow-up: A conversation with police spokesman

“Given the circumstances, it seems like issuing a citation would probably not stand up in court. Any person could go in and say, ‘It’s dark, rainy, there’s this little red light in the road’. I think any judge would toss that citation out’.”— Det. Sgt. Jim Shumway, Beaverton Police Department The community is trying to … Read more