Tag Archives: pedestrian

Recent Tragedy was not an “Accident”

My letter to the editors of The Oregonian regarding their editorial policy on crash reporting: Dear Editors: As reported in The Oregonian (Portland police accuse motorist of negligent homicide after he struck and killed a pedestrian on SW Barbur), Angela Burke’s death is a horrific tragedy. My heart goes out to her family and friends […]

Documenting Yield-Law Violations in New York City, but Where Are the Police?

Link: Documenting Yield-Law Violations in New York City, but Where Are the Police? Motorists commit about three potentially life-threatening traffic violations every minute at city intersections, clocking in at a stunning 157 each hour, according to the Transportation Alternatives report: From Chaos to Compliance. And drivers don’t give way to pedestrians, cyclists, and […]

Pedestrian killed during hit and run in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Major Crash Team responded to the scene and the victim, a 39-year-old male, was taken to the hospital. Police said he later died from his injuries. Investigators said it appears the victim was intoxicated at the time he was hit and was not in a crosswalk. The driver of the […]

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