Portland, OR – Accident at I-205 Freeway near NE Sandy Blvd Ends in InjuriesOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (August 12, 2022) – Authorities in the Portland area were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a crash that resulted in injuries on Thursday, August 11.
At around 4:55 p.m., officers with the Portland Police Bureau were notified that they were needed to provide assistance at the scene of an auto wreck on Interstate 205 Freeway.
Police reports indicate that a crash between vehicles occurred on the southbound side of the interstate near Northeast Sandy Boulevard. The Portland Police Bureau blocked a portion of the road as they worked to clear the scene.
Paramedics were notified that assistance was needed due to reported injuries. At least one victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, where they went through medical care.
The crash remains under investigation.
We hope the injured victims recover fully following this accident.
Car Accidents in Portland
Driver negligence is the leading cause of motor vehicle crashes across the country every year. Drivers can be found negligent if they operate their vehicle in a manner that breaches the duty of care owed to others sharing the road. This can include actions like being distractive, inattentive, speeding, or engaging in other careless acts while operating a vehicle.
Here in Oregon, we seek countless people harmed as a result of crashes every single day. Although every driver is required to maintain control of their vehicle at all times, we see many people breach this duty and cause harm to others. Innocent motorists who are harmed in crashes can seek the assistance of a car accident lawyer in Portland who will help them pursue a personal injury case. These lawsuits are able to be filed against drivers who are negligent in order to secure compensation for injured parties.
Following a crash, a personal injury lawsuit can help you get money that you can use for your costs of medical treatment, lost earnings, and a variety of other damages and losses that you face. Having a strong legal team by your side throughout your legal process can make a big difference.
For decades, attorney Lucy Kivel and attorney Scott Howard have both sought to protect the legal rights of victims in Portland and across the state following personal injury accidents. Our team at Kivel & Howard is committed to helping injured victims get justice.
Following your accident, our personal injury lawyers in Portland will be able to help you secure the financial compensation needed to cover the losses and damages you face throughout your recovery process.
Our team will pursue a personal injury claim on your behalf and help you get the money necessary to alleviate your costs. You can depend on our team at Kivel & Howard for fearless and skilled representation that will help you obtain the verdict you expect.
Contact our Oregon personal injury law firm today at (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to get started on your case.
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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.