Gresham, OR – Two Injured in Four-Vehicle Wreck on I-84 near SE 162nd AveOregon Legal News
Gresham, OR (July 16, 2022) – A major motor vehicle accident reported by the Oregon Department of Transportation sent two people to area hospitals with injuries. On July 14, the Oregon State Police responded to the scene of a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Interstate 84.
Preliminary investigations show that a white pickup truck, a blue sedan, a white van, and a black sedan collided on the westbound side of Interstate 84 in the area near Southeast 162nd Avenue. The Gresham Fire Department responded to assist.
The crash blocked several lanes of the interstate, prompting crews to close off the westbound side of the interstate as they worked to clear the scene.
At least two people involved in the accident suffered injuries and were transported to area hospitals.
The crash is under investigation by the Oregon State police at this time.
Our thoughts are with the victims who suffered injuries due to this auto collision.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Cars are one of the most common forms of transportation that are seen in the state of Oregon. These vehicles provide people with the opportunity to get up and go where they need to go without having to depend on others. There is a lot of responsibility when it comes to owning and operating a motor vehicle. Unfortunately, many people take this responsibility for granted. As a result, they cause harm to others sharing the road.
A motor vehicle accident can take place in the blink of an eye. Accidents can have a life-changing impact on those involved. There are many cases where people suffer significant injuries that require medical attention. Unfortunately, no two accidents are the same. There are many types of accidents that we see take place every day in our state. These include:
- Multi-vehicle pileups
- Head-on collisions
- Sideswipe accidents
- Rollover crashes
- Rear-end collisions
These and other types of collisions can take place for a variety of reasons. When drivers are impaired, distracted, or even speeding, they place the lives of others who are driving beside them at risk. When people suffer injuries and accidents, they often have legal options available that they can utilize to secure financial compensation to help cover their costs of medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and more. Working with a car accident lawyer in Portland can make a big difference in your chances of getting justice following your crash.
Our Portland personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard are dedicated and passionate about helping injured parties get justice. Our lawyers will fight by your side to ensure you are able to get the maximum amount of financial compensation for your lawsuit. We are dedicated to providing excellence to each of our clients with regard to the legal services that they need.
If you have suffered injuries in an accident, you can reach out to our law firm today for a free confidential consultation at your earliest convenience. You can reach our Oregon law firm by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 today.
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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.