Corvallis, OR – Two Injured in Car Crash on Highway 99W near Eureka RdOregon Legal News
Corvallis, OR (November 4, 2022) – A traffic accident took place in Benton County that left two people injured. On November 2, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash on Highway 99 W.
Preliminary reports show that a GMC Sierra pickup truck and a Subaru Legacy sedan collided head-on at around one p.m. on Highway 99 W. near Eureka Road.
The driver of the pickup truck, identified as a 75-year-old man, was transported to Good Samaritan Regional Center, where he was treated for injuries.
The driver of the Subaru, a 76-year-old woman, was transported to the same hospital for emergency care.
The Benton County Sheriff’s office is conducting an investigation into the crash at this time.
We hope the victims who were injured in this crash are able to recover quickly following.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Any type of motor vehicle accident has the potential to cause serious injuries to those involved. Regrettably, head-on collisions are some of the most dangerous. These accidents typically happen when one vehicle crosses the center line into oncoming traffic. They are often caused by drivers who are negligent. The most common reason is distracted driving. When drivers are not paying attention to the road, they are more likely to drift into oncoming traffic. This can often result in a serious or fatal head-on collision.
Other causes of head-on collisions in Oregon include:
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Reckless driving
- Failing to yield the right of way
- Poor road conditions
Head-on collisions are some of the most dangerous types of accidents that can occur on the road. If you or someone you know has been involved in a head-on collision, it is important to seek medical attention immediately and contact an experienced Oregon personal injury attorney who can help you protect your rights and get the compensation you deserve.
If you’ve been involved in a head-on collision, it’s important to seek legal help as soon as possible. An experienced Corvallis car accident attorney can help you understand your rights and options and fight for the compensation you deserve.
Our personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience helping injured parties get justice following head-on collisions across the state. Our team will conduct a thorough investigation into the accident to identify all of the factors that led to the accident taking place.
We will identify the liable parties and take immediate legal action against them. Our team will demand full compensation to make sure you have the money you need for medical costs, repairs for your vehicle, and a variety of other expenses you face. We can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started. Contact our law firm today at (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: These posts are written with the intent to provide Oregonians with overall driving and safety information in an effort to reduce the number of serious accidents that take place on our roads and highways. These posts are not intended to provide medical or legal advice of any kind. The photograph used in this story is not representative of the actual accident scene.