OSP Reports Number of Winter Storm-Related Crashes and Motorist Assists

February 8, 2014

According to OSP Northern Command Center Supervisor Dave Piercy, troopers statewide have responded to approximately 600 weather related crashes since Thursday morning. Most of these crashes resulted in only minor injuries to those involved. OSP handled one fatal crash on Friday afternoon on I-84 near Rooster Rock where a single vehicle lost control due to ice and left the roadway and collided broadside into a tree. In that crash an adult female passenger died from her injuries. The adult male driver was transported for serious injuries.

Troopers have also assisted approximately 900 motorists that needed assistance on Oregon's roadways due to severe road and weather conditions.


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