Gresham, OR – Crash with Injuries Reported on SE 162nd Ave near SE Stark StOregon Legal News
Gresham, OR (March 3, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident took place on Thursday afternoon in the Gresham area that sent at least one person to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.
The Gresham Police Department was notified at approximately 2:49 p.m. on March 2 that they were needed at the scene of a collision that took place on Southeast 162nd Avenue.
Reports from officials show that vehicles collided on Southeast 162nd Avenue in the area of Southeast Stark Street during the afternoon hours. The incident prompted the police and firefighters to close off a portion of the road.
Emergency medical services provided treatment to the victims who were injured in transported them to area hospitals.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are currently being investigated.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Being hurt in a car crash can have a significant impact on your ability to move forward. Many victims are left with serious injuries, like spinal cord injuries and internal organ injuries, which require extensive medical care. Victims who suffer from these serious injuries often have to go through months of treatment following their accidents. Dealing with the impacts can be life-changing.
There are many instances where innocent people are left injured due to crashes caused by negligent drivers. If you have the unfortunate experience of suffering injuries due to a driver who is speeding, intoxicated, or otherwise negligent, you can pursue legal action. A Gresham car accident lawyer can help you file a claim to hold the wrongdoer accountable. By filing a personal injury claim, you can recover compensation for some of the damages that you face. These include:
- Lost wages: Any time that you had to take off work to recover from your injuries, you can recover by way of a lost wages claim in your personal injury case.
- Medical costs: You are able to recover compensation for both your immediate and long-term care expenses.
- Property damage: You can recover compensation to repair your vehicle, so you can get back on the road quickly. If your vehicle was destroyed in the accident, you can recover compensation to replace it.
- Pain and suffering: If your injuries have an overwhelming impact on your health and well-being, you can recover compensation for the pain and suffering that you have endured. These damages are based on the type of injuries you face, the severity of your injuries, and the length of treatment you require. Additionally, courts will consider the impact that your injuries have on your life.
It is important that you hire a skilled legal team immediately to provide yourself with the best chance of maximizing your recovery for these and other damages.
At Kivel & Howard, our personal injury lawyers are passionate about giving clients in Multnomah County the best legal representation possible. We strive to ensure you receive the maximum amount of compensation for your claim and provide free consultations so that you can get started on your case fast. Our team of experienced attorneys is here for you. Schedule a free consultation by reading our firm today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to get started on your case.