Molalla, OR (April 15, 2022) – A 52-year-old woman was killed and another person was hurt following a head-on crash on Oregon Highway 211 on Thursday, April 14th. The crash took place around 6:00 p.m.
The Oregon State Police responded to the crash scene. According to a report, a 52-year-old woman from Boring was driving a Honda Civic southbound on Highway 211. At the time, the weather was poor with a hailstorm in the area. The woman lost control of her car due to the weather conditions and skidded into the northbound lanes. While in the northbound lane, her vehicle struck a Dodge 1500 truck head-on.
The woman died at the scene from her injuries. The driver of the truck, a 41-year-old man from Sandy, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. There were no other vehicles or individuals involved in the accident.
The crash caused the road to be closed for several hours while the OSP investigated. There is no further information available at this time.
We would like to extend our most sincere thoughts and condolences to the family who lost their loved one in this fatal car accident in Molalla.
Car 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.
Molalla Car Accident Lawyers
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 Molalla 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. To schedule your appointment with one of our car accident attorneys in Molalla, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (503) 990-6641.
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