Milwaukie, OR – Motorcyclist Eric Canty Injured in Highway 224 CrashOregon Legal News
Milwaukie, OR (April 20, 2022) – A motorcycle accident reported in the Milwaukie area left one person injured. On April 15, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the Milwaukie area.
Reports from authorities show that Eric Canty was riding a Honda motorcycle on Highway 224 when a Dodge Ram pickup truck turned onto the highway from Southeast Edison Street. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
Canty sustained serious and life-threatening injuries as a result of the accident.
The driver of the pickup truck, Mitchel Beauchamp, was not injured in the wreck.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Milwaukie police.
Our thoughts are with Eric Canty at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Oregon
Every year, hundreds of people are injured in motorcycle accidents across the Portland area. These accidents often leave riders with overwhelming pain as they deal with life-altering injuries. In some cases, victims are left with traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and spinal cord injuries that impact their lives immediately and long-term. These injuries are not only mentally and physically painful, but they require extensive treatment as well, which is quite costly.
An overwhelming number of vehicle collisions in the state of Oregon are a result of driver error. When drivers engage in reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles, they place themselves and others sharing the road at an increased risk of being seriously injured or killed.
When victims are harmed in accidents as a result of the actions of other drivers, it is crucial that they reach out to a motorcycle accident attorney in Portland as soon as possible. Victims may have legal options available to help them recover. Working with a legal team that is knowledgeable, responsive, and attentive can help to ensure you are able to get the justice and compensation you need and deserve after being harmed.
Portland Personal Injury Lawyers
The Portland motorcycle accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience fighting on behalf of motorcyclists who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents in Portland and throughout all of Multnomah County to ensure they are in their best position possible to hold wrongdoers accountable and recover.
Our team will investigate your accident, gather evidence in support of your claim, and aggressively negotiate with insurance companies, so you get the maximum amount of compensation available to you from those who cause you harm. Our team provides responsive and aggressive legal representation to help our clients recover the maximum amount of compensation available to help cover the costs of long-term treatment expenses, medical care, property damages, lost wages, and more.
If you have been hurt in a motorcycle collision as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon today to see how we can help you. Call (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for 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.