Five Injured in Oregon 211 Rollover Crash Near Colton

Date: January 1, 2014
Location: Oregon 211, near South Dhooghe Road, Colton
Names: Two adults, three children

Five people sustained non-life threatening injuries on January 1 when a car they were travelling in rolled over near Colton.

According to a press release, the driver of a 1991 Honda Accord lost control when negotiating a curve on the Oregon 211 near South Dhooghe Road, Colton. The car rolled over and came to a halt near a driveway.

Two adults and three children including a one-year-old were injured in the crash.

We extend our sympathies to the injured and hope they recover quickly and completely.

When a car rolls over in an accident, the results can be catastrophic. Our hearts go out to those involved in this accident, and we hope they are able to recover quickly.

Rollover accidents usually happen in one of two ways:

  • When a vehicle, usually with a high center of gravity like SUVs, pickup trucks, and passenger vans, loses its balance and control after a sharp turn
  • When a vehicle “trips” on something: a pothole, soft shoulder, curb or guardrail and topples over

These accidents are especially upsetting because most people believe that cars are designed to be safe: to not to roll over, and to protect the passengers if they do. In some cases, where the accident was clearly caused by poor vehicle design or faulty parts, the manufacturer or distributor may be held liable.

If you or a loved one was involved in a rollover accident caused by a poorly designed vehicle or someone else’s negligence, contact a compassionate Portland rollover attorney to discuss your case. They will start by giving you a free and honest consultation, and can help you recover compensation for your injury, pain and suffering, and wage loss.


About Sean DuBois

Sean is a personal injury attorney in Portland, OR. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as Oregon Rising Stars for the past four years because of his dedication to justice and fair compensation for his clients. If you need to speak with a lawyer about your injury case, Sean can be reached at 503-222-4411.

Posted on January 8, 2014, in Car Accidents, Oregon Personal Injury Attorney, rollovers. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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