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Otis, OR - One Dead After Two-Car Crash on Highway 101

Otis, OR – One Dead After Two-Car Crash on Highway 101

Otis, OR (March 23, 2022) – A woman from Lincoln City died in a crash involving another vehicle on Friday, March 18th. The accident took place around 6:00 p.m. on Highway 101 near milepost 7.

According to a report from the Oregon State Police, a blue Ford F250 and a black Ford Focus were involved in the collision. Police say that the 34-year-old Lincoln City woman pulled out of a parking lot in her black Focus and began heading westbound on Highway 101 when she was hit by the blue Ford F250 driven by a 29-year-old Salem man. The woman was extricated from her vehicle and rushed to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. The driver of the F250 and his two passengers were unharmed.

The highway was closed for several hours while police investigated. Motorists were urged to find alternate routes of travel. There is no word on whether any charges are expected.

No further information has been released at this time.

Our condolences go out to the victim’s family following this fatal car accident in Otis.

Car Accidents in Oregon

Approximately 500 people are killed each year in crashes that take place on Oregon’s roadways. According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, this number is on the rise. Car crashes often involve the actions of careless or reckless drivers and can claim the lives of innocent motorists. Most accidents are preventable through the use of ordinary care and caution and are normally caused by some type of negligent driving behavior.

Under Oregon law, accident victims and their families have certain legal rights. This includes the right to file a lawsuit when you or a family member have been damaged by the negligent actions of someone else. If you have lost a loved one,  you could be entitled to file a wrongful death claim as the victim’s next-of-kin. These claims, however, can be complicated and they should only be handled by an attorney who has significant experience in this area.

Otis Car Accident Lawyers

Here at Johnson & Taylor, we know what it takes to get the job done during your time of greatest need. Following a car accident in Otis, you need a caring and compassionate lawyer who will go the extra mile to ensure that your claim is fully resolved in your favor. This requires an attorney with a thorough understanding of the law and the legal system and an attorney who has compassion for your case and situation. Our team is ready to help you at any time.

We always provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. At the initial consultation, we will review the specific details of your claims and help to determine how you should best proceed. Our Otis car accident attorneys are always here to help. To speak with a member of our team at any time, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (503) 990-6641.

Note:  Our team of writers utilize secondary sources when creating these accident news posts. These sources include local and state police incident reports, news media outlets, social media posts, and at times, eyewitness accounts about accidents in and around Salem, Oregon. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident. If you locate something incorrect in our post, please contact Johnson & Taylor right away so that we can correct the post with the updated information. We will take this post down if requested.

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