An Oregon State Police trooper directs traffic around a rolled over SUV near the Eagle Creek exit on Interstate 84 Sunday afternoon. Photo by Bryan Dorr, Mar. 22, 2009.

SUV flips, briefly snarls Gorge traffic

By Bryan Dorr
Monday, March 23, 2009, 09:53 AM PDT

COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE, Ore.—A sports utility vehicle roll over on a Columbia River Gorge highway Sunday afternoon briefly snarls weekend and spring break traffic.

The rollover incident happened on the Interstate 84 eastbound lanes at the Eagle Creek exit near milepost 41 west of Cascade Locks.

Information on the driver’s condition, the seriousness of the injuries and the number of occupants inside the vehicle are not known at this time. The cause of the crash is not known, but is under investigation.

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diane says ... on Saturday, Oct 10 at 11:02 AM

Yes!! Take a look at my photos http://www.utube-7.com

BryanDorr says ... on Saturday, Apr 18 at 4:26 PM

More photos are available at: http://www.bjdorr.com/photos/displayimage.php?album=131&pos=0

DeAnna says ... on Wednesday, Apr 8 at 7:41 AM

Update: The Family in that SUV all were treated and released with minor scratches and bumps! it could have been so much worse for them! My daughter had a hairline fracture in her rib, and my car took a beating. But we are Thankful everyone is OK!

DeAnna says ... on Wednesday, Apr 8 at 7:39 AM

Hey BryanDorr..... I was the other vehicle involved in that accident...and would love to have any of the pic's you managed to take... imdeanna@yahoo.com

David J says ... on Saturday, Mar 28 at 12:57 PM

ByranDorr- No cell phone either?

friend says ... on Friday, Mar 27 at 10:26 AM

My son's good friend was in another car that was hit when this SUV flipped. Still no word on what happened, but we came through the area a few hours prior and the wind and hail/rain was horrible.

BryanDorr says ... on Wednesday, Mar 25 at 8:21 AM

Speed limit is 65 MPH. One photo I have that didn't make the cut here shows a large fast-food take out bag and food packaging spilling out the driver side window after flipping upright. Distracted driving could be a possibility, but not confirmed.

A friend says ... on Wednesday, Mar 25 at 12:29 AM

This one of the reason that you have to drive on the speed limit just do it for your life safety even if you don't care about others that are on the road at least care for your self and the one that are in the car with you .

The Reader says ... on Monday, Mar 23 at 12:29 PM

That SUV doesn't appear rouge. It's white. Did you mean "rogue?"

Bennie says ... on Monday, Mar 23 at 11:48 AM

Those Rouge SUV's driving themselves again

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