Gresham, OR – GPD Responds to Injury Crash on SW Tegart AveOregon Legal News
Gresham, OR (March 22, 2023) – At least one person was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries following a car crash that took place in the Gresham area on Tuesday morning.
At around 11:00 a.m. on March 21, the Gresham Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on Southwest Tegart Avenue.
Official reports indicate that vehicles collided in the 1600 block of the roadway during the late morning hours. The police and local firefighters responded to the scene and shut down the roadway for an extended period.
At least one person involved in the crash was injured. Emergency medical services rendered aid to the injured victims before transporting them to local hospitals.
The police in Gresham is currently investigating the crash.
Our thoughts go out to those who have suffered injuries in this accident.
Oregon Car Accidents
Automobile accidents are all too common in Oregon. Unfortunately, the majority of accidents are a result of drivers who are negligent. When drivers are speeding, under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or otherwise negligent, they place the lives of innocent people at risk. Many people involved in accidents are left with severe injuries that impact their lives forever. Injuries that are commonly reported in car crashes include:
- Severe compound fractures.
- Internal organ injuries to the spleen, lungs, kidneys, and other organs.
- Severe cuts and lacerations result in muscle and nerve damage.
- Significant burn injuries that result in permanent scarring.
Any type of injury can require extensive medical treatment and setback victims for several weeks or even months. Unfortunately, victims often face significant financial consequences in the aftermath of vehicle collisions as well.
Following a motor vehicle accident, a personal injury claim can help you seek compensation to alleviate some of the financial burdens that you face as you recover. This can include recovering compensation for your lost wages, medical costs, repairs for your vehicle, and more. Working with the Gresham car accident lawyer will provide you with the best chance of getting justice. Your attorney will be able to focus on the legal aspect of your recovery as you get the medical care you need to move forward. Your attorney will investigate, build your claim, and demand compensation on your behalf.
At Kivel & Howard, our experienced personal injury attorneys are dedicated to providing clients with individualized representation that is tailored specifically to their legal needs. If you have been injured due to someone’s negligence, contact our Oregon personal injury law firm today at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800, so we can start discussing your options and work together to help ensure justice is served.