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Bend, OR - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Bend, Oregon - The geographic center of Oregon, with a scenic setting, mild climate, and growing economy

Bend is nearly the geographic center of the state, and with a population of over 76,600 is the most populated city in Central Oregon. Bend, the county seat of Deschutes County, covers 32 square miles. To the east is high desert vegetation and to the west, Bend is surrounded by U.S. Forest Service land. At an elevation of 3,625 feet, Bend enjoys the predominately dry climate of the Great Basin. Sunny days, cool nights and low humidity characterize the weather. 

The major employers in the region are St. Charles Medical Center, Les Schwab Tire Centers, Sunriver Resort, Mt. Bachelor, and Bright Wood Corporation.

Major highways around the Bend region

Bend lies at the intersection of U.S. Route 20 and U.S. Route 97. The latter runs on an expressway alignment through the city known as the Bend Parkway; a business route for US 97 runs along 3rd Street. The city is also served by the Century Drive Highway No. 372 which provides access to Mount Bachelor.

Transportation options to and from Bend

The nearest commercial airport is Roberts Field in Redmond, 18 miles north. Horizon Airlines, SkyWest Airlines and American Airlines provide direct service to Portland, Seattle, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco. The U.S. Forest Service operates an air base and training center for firefighting. The Bend Hawthorne Transit Center is a hub for the Cascades East Transit center with connections to intercity bus services including the HighDesert Point, Eastern Point, and the Central Oregon Breeze.

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Where to find legal assistance after you or a loved one are involved in a Bend accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Bend personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Bend wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what an Oregon accident lawyer can do to help.

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Accident reports by county

Most recent accident reports

A pickup truck was heading south when it struck a southbound SUV directly ahead of it. After the impact, both drivers lost control of their vehicles and left the highway, rolling several times and striking trees.
Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Roadway: 
Highway 97
Duncan Brewer was seriously injured Thursday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with an SUV whose driver, Colleen Maguire, had pulled
Date: 
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Roadway: 
Skyliners Road
City: 
Bend, OR
Type: Car Accident
Richard Patterson, 21, was driving his Honda Accord southwest on Powell Butte Highway when he crossed over the centerli
Date: 
Saturday, November 29, 2014
City: 
Bend, OR
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Head-on
A Ridgeview, Washington man was in good condition Saturday at a Bend hospital where he was airlifted after crashing his ATV in an off-road area east of Bend. Deschutes County dispatchers got a call around 1:45 p.m.
Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014
City: 
Bend, OR
Date: 
Friday, September 26, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. 97
City: 
Bend, OR

Alcohol was likely a contributing factor in a Monday morning crash in which 24-year-old Erin Fast allegedly hit Robert Kahl, 40, with her car at the intersection of Northeast Revere Avenue and Division Street, according to a news release from Bend

Date: 
Sunday, May 18, 2014
City: 
Bend, OR

A 16-year-old driver was cited for following too close to another car after rear-ending a car and causing a four-vehicle crash near Redmond in which five people were injured.

Date: 
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Roadway: 
Oregon 126
Type: Car Accident

A 31-year-old Bend man was seriously injured Tuesday when his pickup truck crossed the centerline of US 97 near La Pine and collided with a commercial truck.

Date: 
Monday, March 10, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. 97

Oregon State Police on Saturday released the names of the two drivers killed in a crash on U.S. 20 outside of Sisters on Friday afternoon.

Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. 20
Type: Car Accident

A 34-year-old Redmond man was struck and killed by a semi-truck on Sunday while crossing U.S. 97 in Redmond, according to the Oregon State Police.

Date: 
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Roadway: 
U.S. 97

Oregon State Police continues to investigate a fatal crash Sunday afternoon along Highway 20 east of Bend that killed one man and seriously injured another.

Date: 
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Roadway: 
Highway 20
City: 
Bend, OR
Type: Car Accident