Lyons, OR (July 16, 2022) – Authorities in Lyons were dispatched to the scene of a deadly car accident on Saturday, July 16th. The accident happened around 2:40 a.m. in the 4700 block of Lyons-Mill City Drive.
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office was among the first agencies to arrive at the scene. According to deputies, a 27-year-old woman was traveling westbound on Lyons-Mill City Drive when her vehicle left the roadway. The car struck a power pole before coming to rest. Both the driver and her passenger, a 43-year-old man from Idaho, died in the crash. The occupants were pronounced dead at the scene.
At this time, it is unclear what caused the woman to leave the roadway. There were no other vehicles involved and no additional injuries were reported. Police have not ruled out alcohol or speeding as factors in the accident. Drivers were advised to avoid the area in the aftermath of the crash.
An investigation is underway. No further information has been released at this time.
We would like to offer our condolences to the victim’s families following this fatal car accident in Lyons.
Fatal Accidents in Oregon
Oregon can be a very dangerous and deadly place for motorists. The Oregon Department of Transportation maintains annual statistics related to car accidents that take place across our state. According to the most recent number, nearly 500 people are killed each year in crashes that take place on Oregon’s roadways. A substantial number of these victims are killed in accidents that are not their fault. In addition to this, more than 20,000 people are also injured annually in Oregon car accidents.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a crash, you are likely experiencing a significant amount of stress in your life. If you have lost a family member, the anxiety and grief that you are feeling may be overwhelming at times. If you are attempting to recover from injuries suffered in an accident, you are likely wondering when you will be able to regain the life that you once enjoyed. Although this is a very difficult time, you could also have valuable legal rights that might help protect your future.
Here at Johnson & Taylor, we understand what you are going through when you have been the victim of a crash. Our team of skilled and experienced Lyons car accident lawyers has helped hundreds of clients during some of the most difficult times of their lives. We know that your focus should be on moving forward following the crash. That is why we are here to handle all of the legal details so you do not have to worry about them.
Our team is here to help you at any time. We always provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. If we take your case, there is no obligation to you unless and until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment with one of our car accident attorneys in Lyons, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (503) 990-6641.
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