Bus Driver Involved In Crash Banned

PENDLETON, Ore. — A Canadian man, who was driving a tour bus that fatally crashed on an Oregon highway last month, has been banned from operating a commercial vehicle in the United States. The U.S. Department of Transportation said the man was driving too fast for the icy conditions and ignoring federal limits on the … Continue reading »

Previous Violations For Company In Crash

PENDLETON, Ore. — As the investigation continues into a deadly bus crash in northern Oregon last week, newly released information reveals the tour bus company involved was cited at least twice before for safety violations. On December 30th, nine passengers died and thirty-eight were hurt when a bus skidded on ice on Interstate 84 near … Continue reading »

Two More Names Released From I-84 Crash

PENDLETON, Ore. — Oregon State Police said the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified the remaining four victims of Sunday morning’s fatal bus crash that killed 9 people and injured 38 others along Interstate 84 east of Pendleton, Oregon. Two names were released Thursday afternoon after next of kin were notified. 63-year-old Chun … Continue reading »

Oregon Traffic Deaths Highest Since 1999

PENDLETON, Ore. — Oregon State Police say the number of holiday traffic deaths this year is the highest since 1999. The Oregon State Police said this year’s fatality number for the New Year’s Holiday period matches two previous years since 1970. The same number of traffic deaths were reported for that holiday period in back-to-back … Continue reading »