Albany, OR (June 13, 2022) – A 72-year-old woman was killed in a crash that took place in Albany on Monday, June 13th. The accident was reported around 12:30 p.m. on Pacific Boulevard near the intersection with Ellington Road.
According to a report from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, a 20-year-old man was operating a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup on Pacific Boulevard when he collided with the driver’s side of a 1992 Dodge Dakota driven by the 72-year-old woman. The woman was pronounced dead at the crash scene. There is no word on whether any other injuries were reported. There is no further information on the cause of the accident at this time. It is unclear if any charges will be filed against the 20-year-old man.
Police have ruled out drugs or alcohol as a factor in the accident. All lanes of Pacific Boulevard were closed while an investigation was conducted. No further details have been released. Anyone who has any information about the accident should contact the Albany Police Department.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the family of the victim following this fatal car accident in Albany.
Fatal Accidents in Oregon
In 2020, a total of 38,141 traffic accidents were reported across Oregon. Out of these crashes, about half resulted in injuries to one or more motorists. In the same year, 460 people tragically lost their lives in accidents on our state’s roadways. A large number of these accidents victims were killed when they were affected by the actions of a negligent driver. Many serious and fatal accidents take place very suddenly and unexpectedly and can be life-altering.
If you or a loved one have been affected by a crash in our state, you should speak with an experienced attorney as soon as possible. An Oregon car accident lawyer can evaluate your case and help to advise you on the proper path forward. Many accident victims make the mistake of trying to handle their own cases. This can result in costly mistakes and receiving less than that to which you are entitled. Before you speak with anyone regarding the accident, you should have a consultation with an experienced lawyer.
At Johnson & Taylor, our team knows and understands what you are going through during this difficult time. For many years, we have proudly represented crash victims and their families as we help obtain compensation for those who need it the most. Our lawyers have the skill and experience needed to ensure that your rights are fully protected. As you move forward, your focus should be on your healing and you should not have to worry about the details of a legal case.
Our firm is here and ready to speak with you at any time. We always provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. During the consultation, we will explore the facts of your case in great detail and help to plan a path forward. To schedule your appointment with a car accident lawyer in Albany, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at (503) 990-6641.
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