2021 Work Zone Fatalities (To Date)
Did you know that Oregon motorists suffer more fatalities and serious injuries in work zones than work zone workers do? Drivers need to slow down, be aware of their changing surroundings, and drive as calmly as possible while driving in work zones.
To date, these fatalities that have occurred:
A driver and passenger in Polk County on Hwy 22 on February 7, 2021
A driver in Klamath County on Hwy 140 on February 23, 2021
A driver in Douglas County on I-5 on July 8, 2021
A driver in Yamhill County on SR 99W on August 18, 2021