A westbound Kia Optima driven by Edlin crossed the center line and collided head-on with an eastbound Toyota Corolla operated by Klages
Tillamook County, OR. – 23-year-old Isaiah Rashied Edlin of Hillsboro and Carole Ann Klages of Warrenton were killed in a head-on crash early Saturday morning in Tillamook County.
The Oregon State Police said the tragic traffic collision was reported at around 5:12 a.m. on November 18 on Highway 26 near milepost 33.
A westbound Kia Optima driven by Edlin crossed the center line and collided head-on with an eastbound Toyota Corolla operated by Klages.
Edlin and Klages were both pronounced dead at the crash site.
During the on-scene investigations, the roadway was closed for about six hours.
OSP was assisted by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Banks Fire, and ODOT.
The crash is still being investigated.
Have You Lost a Loved One in a Head-On Collision?
Head-on collisions are common types of car accidents in California that happen when two vehicles heading in opposite directions collide with their front ends. Common causes of head-on collisions include impaired driving, wrong-way driving, distracted driving, speeding, poor road conditions, fatigued driving, among others.
Determining fault in a head-on collision involves a careful examination of the facts and circumstances of the accident. Investigators gather evidence from the accident scene, eyewitnesses, and other relevant sources and use it to determine where liability falls. The liable party or parties may be held responsible for the damages resulting from the head-on collision. This can include compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and other losses associated with the accident.
If you or your family member was involved in a head-on collision, Click to call : 866-803-6502 and speak with an experienced car accident attorney.