fatal collisions

Grim final week of 2020 pushes traffic deaths to record levels

Avatar by on January 4th, 2021 at 3:22 pm

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ODOT’s Highway 99 claims another victim as man using wheelchair is killed in crosswalk

Avatar by on December 18th, 2020 at 10:40 am

View of SW Barbur at 30th looking southeast. Police say man was hit in this crosswalk.
(Photo: Lisa Caballero/BikePortland)

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The dangerous highway that claimed the life of Gene Courtney

Avatar by on December 8th, 2020 at 12:38 pm

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Bicycle rider dies in collision near Delta Park

Avatar by on December 4th, 2020 at 6:55 pm

Police say this is the driver’s view. White truck on the left is the “ramp” to Delta Park (Union Ct) referred to in their updated statement.

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Bicycle rider dies in collision with driver on East Burnside and 122nd

Avatar by on November 14th, 2020 at 8:51 am

View looking east at East Burnside where I think the collision took place.

A collision Thursday night (11/12) in the Hazelwood neighborhood resulted in the death of a male bicycle rider. It happened at the intersection of 122nd and Burnside. The incident was reported by the Portland Police Bureau without any reference to what type of road users were involved. When I mentioned the crash in a story yesterday I didn’t know the victim was a bicycle rider.

East Portland News was on the scene and was first to report details of the crash. According to their report, a responding PPB officer said someone driving a Chevrolet SUV eastbound on Burnside collided with a bicycle rider “somewhere in the intersection”. Photos posted on East Portland News show both vehicles stopped near windows at the MAX station area about 155 feet east of the intersection (see map image below). A damaged bicycle is on the ground and there’s major front-end damage to the right side of the SUV’s hood and windshield.[Read more…]

Remembering Dan Gebhart, who found community via cycling in Portland

Avatar by on October 5th, 2020 at 12:37 pm

Dan Gebhart and his Sunday Parkways volunteer shirt at Peninsula Park. Dan died in a cycling crash on September 22nd.
(Photo courtesy Cathy Bickerton)

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An innocent man on the sidewalk died because two drivers collided on East Burnside

Avatar by on September 15th, 2020 at 3:13 pm

Intersection of 18th and Burnside where two drivers collided. One of their cars slid onto the sidewalk of The East Burn in the upper left.

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Man hit while bicycling on I-205 path remembered by friends

Avatar by on September 8th, 2020 at 4:19 pm

Martin Weiner. One of his friends said, “This last season he was really loving his cycling as an outlet from virus confinement, making regular rides out the Springwater to Gresham.”
(Photo courtesy Davis Te Selle)


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PPB: Driver kills person with their car at NE Couch and 9th

Avatar by on September 4th, 2020 at 9:23 am

Looking west on NE Couch toward 9th.

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Police search for suspect in fatal hit-and-run crash on SW Barbur

Avatar by on June 5th, 2020 at 11:24 am

Photos from the scene by Eric Wilhelm show PPB Major Crash Team investigation markings on the northwest corner of SW Barbur and Capitol Hill Road.[Read more…]